Individual Subsidized Products

| August 21, 2007 | Comments (0)

MassAHU favors the expansion of subsidies that encourage productive employment in the workforce. The individual subsidy plan in Massachusetts uses existing government funding (the uncompensated care pool) to help lower-income individuals purchase private coverage through four Managed Care Organizations (MCO’s). In the future, it will be necessary to open up the market to more plans. Plan design should incorporate increased flexibility, allowing for deductibles and more consumer participation.

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