TITLE

Short-Term Effects of Health-Care Coverage Legislation -- Massachusetts, 2008

AUTHOR(S)
Tinsley, L.; Andrews, B.; Hawk, H.; Cohen, B.
PUB. DATE
March 2010
SOURCE
MMWR: Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report;3/12/2010, Vol. 59 Issue 9, p262
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the short-term effects of the legislation on health insurance coverage in Massachusetts. Under the legislation, all residents of the state as of July 1, 2007 are required to have health insurance, either from private insurers or the state-subsidized health insurance program called Commonwealth Care. It was found that the number of people having routine checkups increased to 74.1 percent.
ACCESSION #
48989900

 

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