Monthly Archives: September 2015

Massachusetts has near universal health coverage, why are rates still increasing?

  According to this article in the Business Insider, Massachusetts, which has the lowest uninsured rate of any state, also has several counties with near universal health insurance [..]

Health Insurance rates

Fallon CEO Pat Hughes announces retirement

A few weeks back we wrote a blog that Fallon Community Health Plan was ripe for take-over.     After writing it, we heard back from several sources that Fallon [..]


“Risk adjustment” payments

Just when you thought that you could not be confused anymore?   The program, called “risk adjustment,” is a provision of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) that takes effect [..]

Affordable Care Act, Health Insurance rates

Fallon follow-up, NOT FOR SALE

Needless to say we received many comments back on our last column titled,  Fallon Community Health Plans ripe for take-over?   The message we received loud and clear [..]

Fallon Health Insurance Plans

CHIA Reports on the Performance of the Massachusetts Health Care System

The Center for Health Information and Analysis (CHIA) today announced the release of its 2015 Annual Report on the Performance of the Massachusetts Health Care System. The report [..]

Health Insurance rates