Health Care Reform in MA: A Case Study

Status: Past Project
Year: 2014
Location: Massachusetts
Client: Government organizations
Services Provided: Policy & Health Systems Improvement, Research & Evaluation
Technical Expertise: Other

In May 2013, Center for Disease Control and Prevention’s Office of the Associate Director for Policy commissioned the National Network of Public Health Institutes (NNPHI) to develop a case study of Chapter 58, the health reform law in Massachusetts that transformed the state’s health insurance landscape, expanded public programs, and impacted the public’s health through a variety of other provisions.  NNPHI selected HRiA to conduct the study.

The purpose of the study was to learn more about the effects of the health reform law on the Massachusetts public health enterprise and what lessons could be applied to other jurisdictions.  To this end, HRiA conducted and produced the following: