Massachusetts Health Reform and Disparities in Coverage, Access and Health Status

@article{Bs2010MassachusettsHR,
  title={Massachusetts Health Reform and Disparities in Coverage, Access and Health Status},
  author={Jane Zhu Bs and Phyllis Brawarsky Mph and Stuart R. Lipsitz ScD and Haiden A. Huskamp and Msph Jennifer S. Haas},
  journal={Journal of General Internal Medicine},
  year={2010},
  volume={25},
  pages={1356-1362}
}
Massachusetts health reform has achieved near-universal insurance coverage, yet little is known about the effects of this legislation on disparities. Since racial/ethnic minorities and low-income individuals are over-represented among the uninsured, we assessed the effects of health reform on disparities. Cross-sectional survey data from the Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance Survey (BRFSS), 2006–2008. Adults from Massachusetts (n = 36,505) and other New England states (n = 63,263). Self… CONTINUE READING
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