Raising Women’s Voices

Massachusetts plan does not “crowd out” employer-based options

Posted in Uncategorized by raisingwomensvoices on October 28, 2008

A study researching the effects of the 2.5-year-old Massachusetts health care reform plan on employer-based coverage options found – contrary to critics’ predictions – that the number of companies offering insurance to their employees did not change.  Moreover:

“No changes were seen in the share of workers’ premiums or in the scope of services covered, the range of provider choices, or the quality of care available under employer plans.”

Find an overview and the full text of the report here.

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