How Is The Primary Care Safety Net Faring in Massachusetts? Community Health Centers In The Midst of Health Reform
Publication Date: March 2009
Publisher(s): Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation
Author(s): Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation
Keywords: community; healthcare; Massachusetts
This report examines how community health centers, which provide comprehensive primary care for low-income and uninsured patients, have fared under Massachusetts' health reform law. Community health centers saw a significant increase in patient load amid the state's efforts to improve health coverage by expanding public programs and making private insurance more affordable.