WAMC New England News
2:07 am
Thu February 1, 2007

Mass. health insurance mandate

Great Barrington, MA – With rates for potential health insurance plans coming in higher than anticipated, and the possibility of some insured residents needing to buy additional coverage to meet Massachusetts' health insurance mandate, is this the beginning of the end of a program that has been trumpeted by some as a national model? Or, are these necessary growing pains for the law, elements of which are still being implemented? Berkshire Bureau Chief, Carrie Saldo, has this report;