Francis Stanton is running for State Representative in the 10th Middlesex District. He is one of our “Best Candidates,“ He has written a very insightful piece on the new health care “reforms”
Recently passed by the Massachusetts State Legislature.
In one of their last minute “Hail Mary” passes before the end of the legislative session, Beacon Hill passed a 300+ page bill designed to contain health care costs. With little debate and little more than 14 hours to read such a novel of a bill, continues and adds to Massachusetts’ top-down approach of policy makers and political insiders controlling the health care market.
As the bills length implies, it does nothing but add more bureaucracy to the health care system, indeed it adds a whole new state-run regulatory office. Housing and Economic Development Secretary Greg Bialecki has stated that the new Massachusetts health care system may include more jobs outside of hospitals than the current system, those jobs he was talking about may just be for this new agency. (read more)