Congress Eyes Tennessee Group’s Plan for Reforming Healthcare In United States

Health reform plan preserves patient choice and requires no new government funding As Congress gets down to the nitty gritty details of healthcare reform, a unique bipartisan proposal presented by the Rolling Hills Group, a group of Tennessee healthcare experts and community leaders, is gaining support on both sides of the aisle. This healthcare reform proposal, initially developed for a statewide program in Tennessee, has captured Congress’ attention because it meets top health care reform...

Good News/Bad News with Massachusetts’ Universal Coverage Health Reform

Now in its second year, the closely-watched mandate for universal health coverage in Massachusetts is a mix of good news/bad news. Because this is a potential model for national healthcare reform, the Massachusetts universal health insurance program is also viewed as an opportunity to work out the bugs in finance and care delivery before rolling out a national program. First, the good news. From a public policy standpoint, the universal healthcare mandate is successful. Roughly half the...
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