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New Massachusetts healthcare reform law has strong support
Modern Healthcare

Despite lingering questions about compliance obligations and potential market fallout, health insurers and employer advocacy groups in Massachusetts largely support a new state law designed to limit escalation in medical care costs.

Scheduled to take effect on Nov. 1, Massachusetts’ health care payment reform law will hold health care providers and insurers jointly responsible for maintaining annual medical cost growth rates in proportion with the rate of growth in the state’s overall economy.