Tag Archives: Massachusetts Health

Romneycare Slowed Health Care Cost Growth

Here’s an interesting article talking about health care cost increases in Massachusetts since RomneyCare was passed. It talks about how the growth rate decreased significantly after RomneyCare became law. The key paragraph is this: Perhaps in part due to the recession, the rate of growth for health-care spending dropped for the nation as a whole [...]

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Mitt Romney’s Massachusetts Health Model, Not Obama’s, Pleases Voters

By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Published: January 22, 2010 Filed at 5:42 p.m. ET BOSTON (AP) — When Mary Foote cast her ballot in this week’s special Senate election, she was thinking about how the national health care bill strayed too far from the Massachusetts model and would force her to shoulder the financial burden of [...]

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The New York Times: The Massachusetts Health Care Plan is Working

The Massachusetts Model Editorial Massachusetts’s experiment in near universal health care coverage has become a favorite whipping boy for opponents of health care reform. They claim the program is a fiscal disaster and that the whole country will be plunged into a similar disaster if President Obama and Congress’s Democratic leaders have their way. That [...]

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Huckabee Continues His Campaign Against Romney

Over at Evangelicals for Mitt, Nancy French shared her thoughts regarding the campaign that Mike Huckabee continues to wage against Mitt Romney with his subtle comments he takes every opportunity to inject when anything pertaining to Romney(and sometimes his subtle comments come randomly) comes into discussion.  He has sought to lump Romney into the same [...]

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National Review: Mitt’s Massachusetts Mandate?

Letters To the Editor Michael Cannon’s piece on the Massachusetts health program (“Romney’s Folly — Health-care mandates are a middle-class tax” —August 10) creates the erroneous impression that Gov. Mitt Romney and the Heritage Foundation wanted to impose a coverage mandate on employers. Not true. Governor Romney, like Heritage, steadfastly opposed the employer mandate. He [...]

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Health Law Costs Are Not The Problem in Massachusetts

For those critics of the Health plan in MA, put together by former Governor Mitt Romney and the state legislature, you may want to read this article.  One of the most important statements made in this article is this: “These are extraordinarily difficult times for all of state government, and it is not helpful to [...]

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Romney’s ‘Free Market’ Health Plan Vs. Barack Obama’s ‘Government’ Health Care Plan

As we draw nearer and nearer to the 2010 Republican primaries, it is shaping up to be a ‘Romney Vs. Obama‘ match up.  There are already 2 unquestionable issues that Romney will be able to hit Obama on, that no other candidate can. Health Care The bailout of Ford, GM, and Chrysler Romney called upon [...]

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