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Health Access in Massachusetts
“Forging Consensus: The Path to Health Reform in Massachusetts”.  By Irene M. Wielawski
Community Catalyst, “Massachusetts Health Reform: What it does; How it was done; Challenges ahead”. 
Division of Health Care Finance and Policy, “Health Care in Massachusetts: Key Indicators” , February 2010.
Sharon, Long and Paul Masi, “Access and Affordability: An Update on Health Reform in Massachusetts,”  Fall 2008
Educational / Multimedia Tools
Powerpoint: “Social Determinants of Health: Pathways to Equity”.  By Natalie Burke, part of Boston Public Health Commission’s Health Equality Summit.
Powerpoint: “The Role of Racism in Health Inequity” . By Meghan Patterson, MPH and Nashira Baril, MPH presented at the BPHC’s Health Equality Summit.
“Facts about Massachusetts 2006 Health Reform” . (English / Spanish / French)
“Facts about Commonwealth Care” . (English / Spanish / French).
Fact Sheets: “The Truth About Immigrants”  (Especially the page titled “All Massachusetts Residents Need Access to Health Care”.)
Health Care for All’s 2009 – 2010 Legislative Priorities ; Fact Sheets for each piece of legislation.
“Payment Reform: 10 Patient Priorities” ; Proposal for reforms to payment structure which will best benefit the health consumer. From HCFA’s “Better Care: The Campaign for Massachusetts”.
Fact Sheet: Food Policy Council Bill 
Articles & Commentary
“Why is HHS Obscuring a Health Care Gap?”  By H. Jack Geiger, originally published in the Washington Post
PHR Letter to Medicare and Medicaid: “Asking for Immigration Status Would be Unethical” 
“Commentary: Seeking a Better Way to Keep Residents Healthy” . Published in the Patriot Ledger.
Editorial: “Put Health Costs on a Diet,”  originally published in the Boston Globe
A Healthy Blog  – good place for current & relevant updates
“Forging Consensus: The Path to Health Reform in Massachusetts”. By Irene M. Wielawski Community Catalyst, “Massachusetts Health Reform: What it does; How it was done; Challenges ahead”. Division of Health Care Finance and Policy, “Health Care in Massachusetts: Key Indicators”, … Continue reading
Toolkit: Health Access in Massachusetts