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BOSTON – Inpatient behavioral health facilities have been recently facing issues that David Matteodo, executive director of the Massachusetts Association of Behavioral Health Systems, said are unlike anything he’s seen in his 30 years of experience. “Everything from workforce to acuity to emergency department boarding, you name it,” he told lawmakers Tuesday. Matteodo pitched the […]
BOSTON – The Massachusetts Health Connector on Thursday unanimously signed off on a suite of plan offerings for 2022, even as some of its board members raised concerns with rising costs they described as unsustainable. Board member Dimitry Petion said he cast his approval vote “begrudgingly” for the plans, which feature an average 6.9 percent […]
BURLINGTON – Burlington High School math teacher Jeanne DeRosa offered a word problem of sorts to state lawmakers on Wednesday, making her case for a bill that would allow early retirement opportunities for certain educators. DeRosa told the Public Service Committee that after the end of this school year, she’ll have five years of teaching […]