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Here's How Obamacare Is Keeping People Out Of The Hospital

The Huffington Post | Jonathan Cohn | Posted 02.24.2016 | Home

The Affordable Care Act was supposed to keep hospital patients from returning after discharge because of medical complications and poor follow-up care...

Sam Levine

Massachusetts Gubernatorial Candidate Assists Unconscious Woman At Parade | Sam Levine | Posted 07.08.2014 | Home

WASHINGTON -- A Massachusetts gubernatorial candidate went above and beyond the call of duty Friday when he leaped out of a Fourth of July parade to p...

Massachusetts Democrats To Compete In Gubernatorial Primary

Reuters | Posted 08.15.2014 | Home

By Jim Finkle Boston, June 14 (Reuters) - Massachusetts Democrats nominated state Attorney General Martha Coakley, state Treasurer St...

Coakley Reportedly Thinking About Running Again

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 06.28.2013 | Home

Massachusetts Attorney General Martha Coakley, who lost a 2010 U.S. Senate special election to Scott Brown after squandering a large lead, is consider...

Key Health Care Agency Leaderless For Six-Plus Years

Jeffrey Young | Posted 03.30.2013 | Home
Jeffrey Young

The nation's largest health insurer hasn't had a full-fledged chief executive for more than six years. No, it's not UnitedHealth Group or WellPoint -...

Why Republicans Are Wrong About Rationing and Dr. Berwick

Rosemary Gibson | Posted 01.28.2012 | Home
Rosemary Gibson

It's a sad day for health care in America now that Republican senators have refused to confirm Dr. Donald Berwick, who has been serving in a recess appointment as Administrator of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services .

The ABCs of Getting Health Reform Right

Judith S. Palfrey | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Judith S. Palfrey

Some naysayers in Congress are attacking the Prevention Fund proposed in Obama's Affordable Care Act, labeling it a 'slush fund.' They are completely missing the point.

Rational Rationing vs. Irrational Rationing: The Struggle for the Legacy of Ruben Betancourt

Jacob M. Appel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Jacob M. Appel

Are there circumstances in which patient autonomy, as expressed through surrogates, should be overruled in the name of resource allocation and/or sound medical practice?