Massachusetts — Three Years Later
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When Massachusetts passed its pioneering health care reforms in 2006, critics warned that they would result in a downward spiral toward a government‐run health care system. Three years later, those predictions appear to be coming true. With the “Massachusetts model” frequently cited as a blueprint for health care reform, it is important to understand what has resulted since the legislation was implemented. Please join Cato senior fellow Michael Tanner, along with Consumers for Health Care Choices president and CEO Greg Scandlen, and Heritage Foundation policy analyst Greg D’Angelo as they examine the lessons to be learned from Massachusetts.
Read more in a new study by Michael D. Tanner, “Massachusetts Miracle or Massachusetts Miserable: What the Failure of the ‘Massachusetts Model’ Tells Us about Health Care Reform.”