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Mass. Senate passes healthcare payment reform
Modern Healthcare

The Massachusetts Senate quickly passed legislation that would take dramatic steps to overhaul the way healthcare is paid for in the state and aggressively control the growth in how much it costs.

Both chambers of the Massachusetts legislature just last week introduced ambitious and broadly similar bills aimed and getting a handle on healthcare spending in the state, which has been the focus of national attention since enacting a sweeping health reform law in 2006 that’s widely viewed as the template for the insurance provisions of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.