Press Release: Foundation Testifies on Health Care Affordability Before Joint Committee on Health Care Financing

Wednesday, June 24, 2009

BLUE CROSS BLUE SHIELD OF MASSACHUSETTS FOUNDATION TESTIFIES ON HEALTH COST AFFORDABILITY BEFORE JOINT COMMITTEE ON HEALTH CARE FINANCING

 

CONTACT:

Susan Ryan-Vollmar

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts Foundation

Office 617.246.2404 /Cell 617.388.1870

susan.ryanvollmar@bcbsma.com

BlueCrossFoundation.org

 

June 24, 2009 — Today the Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts Foundation testified before the Joint Committee on Health Care Financing to share what the Foundation has learned about the affordability of health care costs from its policy research. Shanna Shulman, Ph.D., Director of Policy and Research for the Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts Foundation, shared research commissioned by the Foundation that has measured health care cost affordability since the implementation of the state’s health care reform law.