December 4, 2019 | Rosemarie Day and Niko Lehman-White

Status Update: Open Enrollment 2020

Open enrollment for the individual health insurance marketplaces has been underway for one month. Despite things looking positive for both premiums and carrier participation, the enrollment in the federal exchange, Healthcare.gov, has thus far been lower than last year. With this, we are seeing an acceleration of some of last year’s trends (in which premiums MORE

October 29, 2019 | Rosemarie Day and Niko Lehman-White

Key Takeaways from the 2019 Massachusetts Health Policy Commission Cost Trends Hearing

Last week, we attended the seventh annual Health Care Cost Trends Hearing, a two-day event organized by the Massachusetts Health Policy Commission (HPC). These hearings shine the spotlight on the drivers of health care cost growth in Massachusetts. They also bring together stakeholders to figure out ways to improve the quality and affordability of care MORE

October 25, 2019 | Rosemarie Day

Rosemarie Day Interviewed on WBUR about Current Health Reform Bills

Our very own Rosemarie Day appeared on WBUR’s Radio Boston this week. Tiziana Dearing interviewed Jonathan Gruber (an MIT Economist) and Rosemarie about Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker’s new health care bill. One of the bill’s biggest features is that it proposes to re-balance health care spending to both preventive and behavioral health. Listen for het take on how the bill will impact MORE