Massachusetts Information

Posted on Friday, November 20, 2009

Editorial | Berkshire Eagle
On Veterans Day, America honors those who fought in World War II, Korea, Vietnam, Iraq, Afghanistan and other war zones, as well as World War I, which is passing deeper into history and is represented by only one surviving American veteran. America should also take this opportunity to assess if current veterans are being well-treated by the nation they serve, which means sending them to fight only in justifiable wars and providing them whatever health care they require. In this area, we can and must do a lot better.

Posted on Thursday, November 19, 2009

By Jason Pramas | Editorial | Open Media Boston
I think it would behoove small business organizations to think hard about this issue. Because, even as I write, a really bad national plan that leaves giant insurance companies firmly in the drivers seat of American health are policy has been pushed through the House of Representatives and is on its way to the Senate for a vote - where it very well may get shot down.

Posted on Tuesday, November 17, 2009

PNHP Press Release
In a half-page advertisement appearing in Wednesday's (tomorrow's) Boston Globe, 196 Massachusetts physicians and physicians-in-training call the state's 2006 health reform plan "bad medicine" and warn against adopting the state's plan nationwide. The health bill recently passed by the U.S. House of Representatives is closely modeled after the Massachusetts reform.