UMass Medical School is partnering with MassHealth, the state Medicaid program, on a pilot that aims to improve health outcomes of children with high-risk asthma and reduce costly hospital visits through nontraditional interventions and services.
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.
Our Core Competencies
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.
Projects and Publications
October 02, 2014
Our Center experts are researching the variation in commercial prices paid to Vermont health care providers, developing policy options for reducing variation and analyzing potential effect of policy options.