Category Archives: Health Care

Attorney General Narrows Potential Ballot Initiatives

Attorney General Narrows Potential Ballot Initiatives With the deadline for submitting ballot initiatives for the 2014 election cycle, various interest groups submitted 33 ballot petitions to the Massachusetts Attorney General for her initial approval.  The ballot petitions, which at their earliest stages simply require ten signatures, progress only if the Attorney General rules that they […]

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Health Care Cost Control Bills Heads to Conference Committee

Senator Richard Moore (D-Uxbridge) and Representative Steven Walsh (D-Lynn) were appointed to lead the Senate and House negotiating teams on omnibus legislation aimed at controlling health care costs and improving the quality of patient care by deploying new payment methods and other transparency and innovation measures. Moore and Walsh will be joined on the six-member […]

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Breakfast with Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts

Breakfast with Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts

On Thursday, March 29th, Jay McQuaide, Senior Vice President, Corporate Communications from Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts, met with members of the Massachusetts Chamber of Commerce to discuss the rising cost of health care and the efforts they are putting forward to make a difference. In recent years, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts introduced […]

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DeLeo Speaks Out on Jobs, Taxes, Health Care, Higher Ed

During his annual address to the House Speaker Robert DeLeo, who was not been shy about aggressively pushing to legalize gaming in Massachusetts, sought to assure his colleagues and critics that his focus on job creation extends beyond casinos. DeLeo told House members that he would look to find opportunities in the Commonwealth to create […]

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Health Connector Offers More Choices for Small Businesses

The state’s eight leading health insurance carriers are now offering health plans to small businesses through the Massachusetts Health Connector’s Business Express program. Business Express is a solution for small businesses that enables an easy apples-to-apples comparison of plans and until recently, there had been limited carrier participation in the program since its original launch […]

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