Massachusetts insurance enrollment remains strong as unemployment spikes

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The state has the country’s worst unemployment rate, but residents are keeping up their coverage. Massachusetts insurance enrollment has remained strong despite the state’s unemployment rate, which is currently the worst in the United States. New data has revealed that despite losing their jobs, consumers have kept their health plans. The Center for Health Information and Analysis (CHIA) revealed new data last week which showed that overall Massachusetts insurance enrollment stayed essentially stable through May. At that time, there were more than 6.4 million residents of the state covered by…

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Massachusetts health insurance exchange finds success

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Survey shows that state’s insurance exchange has managed to serve many people in the state The health insurance exchange in Massachusetts may have been a resounding success, according to a new survey from the Center for Health Information and Analysis. The state served as a model for the Affordable Care Act, at least when it comes to the formation of an insurance exchange. Massachusetts enacted extensive health care reform in 2006, which lead to the creation of the Massachusetts Health Connector, which was the state’s first iteration of its insurance…

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Massachusetts wins a major victory in health insurance

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Uninsured rate may fall below 1% in Massachusetts The number of uninsured people in Massachusetts may soon be below 1%, according to information from the state’s Center for Health Information and Analysis. The organization has been tracking the number of people that have signed up for insurance coverage from December 2013 to March of 2014, finding that the number of people with insurance coverage increased by more than 215,000 statewide. If this momentum is maintained, the state may soon have the lowest uninsured rate in the country. State initiatives help…

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Health care reform in Massachusetts brings uninsured rate to nearly zero

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The latest statistics from the state have revealed that nearly all of its residents now have insurance. Among the latest insurance news headlines to come from Massachusetts is the recent publication of statistics that have shown that following the health care reform, the number of residents in the state who are uninsured has dropped to nearly zero. This is the closest that a state has ever come to making sure that all of its residents have health insurance. Massachusetts already had a bit of a head start when it came…

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