Health Reform in Massachusetts: Assessing the Results

October 6, 2011

Released on the fifth anniversary of the passage of Massachusetts health reform, this comprehensive slide deck pulls together the findings of surveys and other efforts to monitor the impact of the 2006 Massachusetts health reform law. The charts in this report track the impact of Massachusetts health reform efforts on coverage and access to care, the response to the individual mandate, employer participation in providing coverage to employees, and public opinion. Data come from surveys and analyses by state government agencies including the Massachusetts Division of Health Care Finance and Policy, the Massachusetts Department of Revenue, and the Massachusetts Health Insurance Connector Authority. In addition, highlights from health reform tracking surveys conducted annually by the Urban Institute are included. Updated regularly.