Benjamin Day

Massachusetts Health Reform Bill: A False Promise of Universal Coverage

Physicians for a National Health Program http://www.pnhp.org/news/2006/april/massachusetts_health.php For Immediate Release: April 5, 2006 Contacts: Steffie Woolhandler, M.D., 617-497-1268 David Himmelstein, M.D., 617-665-1032 Nick Skala, 312-782-6006 Statement by Steffie Woolhandler, M.D., M.P.H. and David U. Himmelstein, M.D. It’s a stirring scene. … Continue reading

Kenneth Thorpe Releases ‘Action Costs Less’ Study of Savings From Establishing Health Care as a Right

Kenneth Thorpe releases his report: “Action Costs Less: The Health Care Amendment, Standards and Options for Reform.” The report is commissioned by the Health Care for Massachusetts campaign, which aims to put a question on the ballot that would establish access to … Continue reading

LECG Publishes Single Payer Study

The Feasibility of Consolidated Health Care Financing and Streamlined Health Care Delivery in Massachusetts As part of a Managed Care law passed by the Massachusetts Legislature in 2000 (Chapter 141 of the Acts of 2000, Section 32), the Commonwealth was … Continue reading

Solutions for Progress & BU School of Public Health Release Single Payer Study for Massachusetts

One of two studies commissioned by the Massachusetts Medical Society to analyze the impacts and outcomes of single-payer reform in Massachusetts, this report was written by Solutions for Progress and the Access and Affordability Monitoring Project at the Boston University … Continue reading

Lewin Group Releases Single Payer Study for Massachusetts

One of two studies commissioned by the Massachusetts Medical Society to analyze the impacts and outcomes of single-payer reform in Massachusetts, this report was written by The Lewin Group. The Lewin Group’s study is a rich source of data for … Continue reading