Issue Examines Massachusetts Employer-Sponsored Health Insurance Coverage
"Massachusetts Health Reform: Employers, Lower-Wage Workers and Universal Coverage," Center for Studying Health System Change:The issue brief examined how the Massachusetts health insurance law likely will affect employers' decisions to offer health coverage to workers and employees' decisions on purchasing employer-sponsored coverage. The brief was based on interviews in January with 25 health care market observers.
According to the brief, concerns remain about health insurance coverage affordability and the ability to rein in rising health care costs despite changes to individual and small group health insurance markets (Center for Studying Health System Change release, 7/26).
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