August 1, 2018
(Boston, MA)- “Health Care For All (HCFA) is disappointed the legislature was unable to pass a health care bill that included proposals to reduce costs and strengthen protections for health care consumers in the Commonwealth. The proposed legislation would have invested in prevention, authorized dental therapists, improved provider directories, and limited out-of-network payments for consumers,... Read more »
June 29, 2018
BOSTON, Mass. (June 29, 2018) – Health Care For All (HCFA) announced today it has received a $100,000 grant over one year from the Boston Foundation for general operating support to assess and promote meaningful collaboration between MassHealth Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs) and local community-based organizations.
June 26, 2018
Health Care For All (HCFA) announced today it received two grants from the MetroWest Health Foundation (MWHF) to improve access to health insurance and health care among residents in the Metrowest region.
June 21, 2018
(Boston, MA)- Statement from Health Care For All's Executive Director Amy Rosenthal regarding the Health Care Reform legislation approved by the House of Representatives last night: "Health Care For All (HCFA) is very appreciative of the inclusion of important provisions in the House Health Care bill that would promote access to more transparent and affordable care for consumers in the... Read more »
May 18, 2018
Welcome to our Action Alert that is working to promote Safe Communities! Before we get to these amendments, we have a couple of other important announcements: April 2018 Democracy School Questions
April 13, 2018
(Boston, MA)- Statement from Health Care For All's Executive Director Amy Rosenthal regarding the state budget proposal released by the House Ways and Means Committee for FY19: “Health Care For All (HCFA) is very appreciative of the work that Chairman Sanchez and the House Ways and Means Committee have done to propose a balanced budget that strengthens the commitment to access to coverage and... Read more »
April 3, 2018
(Boston, MA) – Today Governor Charlie Baker signed into law important legislation that advances patient confidentiality. An Act to Protect Access to Confidential Healthcare (PATCH Act) (S. 2296) ensures that when multiple people are on the same insurance plan, confidential health care information is not shared with anyone other than the patient.
March 27, 2018
(Boston, MA) - “Health Care For All (HCFA) is very grateful to the Massachusetts House of Representatives and Senate for passing this important legislation that will protect privacy for patients seeking sensitive health care services. An Act to Protect Access to Confidential Healthcare (S. 2296) has been enacted by both chambers and it is now at the Governor’s desk. “Health insurers typically... Read more »