Massachusetts Milestone

Johnson, Matthew
April 2006
Bond Buyer;4/24/2006, Vol. 356 Issue 32366, p1
Trade Publication
The article reports on the introduction of a bill that aims to provide health care insurance to residents and upgrade health facilities in Massachusetts. John Wells of Fitch Ratings Inc., said that the bill is favorable to hospitals as it would decrease uninsured patients that are coming to the hospitals. However, the law will ask residents who can afford to pay for a policy to pay before July 2007 to avoid state income tax penalties.


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