Health economists from UMass Medical School have created an updated overview of the Massachusetts Medicaid program, MassHealth, through a series of charts for the Massachusetts Medicaid Policy Institute, a program of the Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts Foundation.
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July 28, 2015
Community health workers can improve health outcomes, reduce health disparities and contain costs, according to a brief authored by health policy experts at UMass Medical School and released by the Connecticut Health Foundation.