Ensuring Sustainable Health Reform in Massachusetts. May 19, 2008. Matt Fishman Partners HealthCare. Key Ingredients in Continued Success. Strong operational and administrative elements in place
May 19, 2008
Bank of America and Commonwealth of MA medical and nursing school loan repayment Year 1 results:47 primary care providers (35 MDs and 12 NPs) have committed to practice in community health centers, providing access for more than 84,000 newly insured patients.
Uncompensated care costs at Partners hospitals (Brigham & Women’s, Faulkner, Massachusetts General, Newton-Wellesley, and North Shore Medical Center) have declined by 17.5% since 2005.
10/1/07 Free Care Eligibility Change
* Effective 10/1/07, those eligible for Commonwealth Care could no longer choose to remain on Free Care. These patients will eventually become self pay patients unless they enrolled in Commonwealth Care.