A UMass Medical School survey of Vermont employers finds health insurance benefits vary considerably, with one-fourth of the Vermont employers who offer health insurance to their employees covering 100 percent of employees’ health insurance premiums and a third contributing less than 70 percent.
Who We Are
The Center for Health Law and Economics at UMass Medical School is a sought-after partner among public agencies and foundations striving for health care system improvement and health policy analysis.
Our purpose -- to enrich and develop reform ideas and policies that enhance the coverage, quality, and affordability of care for vulnerable populations -- drives our work:
We help health policy leaders transform ideas into reality. We craft inventive and sustainable solutions to systemic challenges. We are committed to creating a health care system that works for everyone.
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Interdisciplinary Approach - We integrate our expertise in health law, policy and economics to provide our public and private clients robust solutions, recommendations and program development services needed for a complex healthcare environment.
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October 30, 2015
This brief considers how the state government might use program waivers (Medicaid section 1115 and Affordable Care Act section 1332) as a policy tool to improve affordability and access for Connecticut residents.