With the demise of Minuteman Health at the end of the 2017, two insurance co-ops had now exited the market leaving Anthem, which absorbed much of the former Minuteman book of business, Harvard Pilgrim Health Care and Ambetter as carriers on the state’s health insurance marketplace in 2018.
“When people ask me what a ‘typical’ day is, I really don’t have an answer for that,” said Tim Soucy, Public Health Director. “We’re a 24-7, 365-day-a-year operation. We all wear multiple hats. I will go from talking to U.S. Senators to picking up needles in the street to engaging the public on key issues during one day.” READ MORE
Local business leaders, public health officials, advocacy groups, community members and elected officials gathered Monday to discuss Senate Bill 313, a legislative proposal aimed at continuing the state’s Medicaid Expansion effort beyond 2018. READ MORE