• Governor Baker, Advocates Celebrate Expanded Eligibility for Medicare Savings Program

    1 month ago - By Massachusetts Healthy Aging Collaborative

    Governor Charlie Baker joined Health and Human Services Secretary Marylou Sudders and leaders of health care advocacy organizations on September 16th for a ceremonial signing of key sections of the Fiscal Year 2020 budget that aim to create health care savings for individuals and the Commonwealth.
    The ceremonial bill signing marked the enactment of two sections of the FY 2020 budget: (1) reforms that allow MassHealth to directly negotiate with drug manufacturers, establishing enhanced accountability and transparency of drug prices and incorporating drug manufacturers into public processes...
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