John E. McDonough

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Stories by John E. McDonough

For Affordable Care Act at 13, reversals of fortune

Coverage expansion thrives, while cost and quality goals remain elusive

DPH gets it right on Mass General Brigham

Agency recommendation legitimizes state's cost-containment model

Moment of truth for state’s health cost benchmark

How will state handle controversial Mass General Brigham expansion?

2 takes on how to protect our health and democracy

Gathering nominating signatures in the coronavirus era

On health performance, Mass. not such a shiny star

State lags badly when compared with other advanced countries

Why we’re voting no on Question 1

Evidence raises concerns on nurse-to-patient staffing ratios

Time for Baker to step up on health care

With Beth Israel-Lahey merger, action long overdue on payment disparities

We need CBO-like scoring of state health care bills

Beacon Hill should tap expertise of Health Policy Commission

An upstart helps to reshape MassHealth

Health centers band together to form an innovative ‘accountable care organization’ 

Tax cut’s silver linings playbook

Hidden opportunities for progressives in GOP tax bill - Part I

5 takeaways from Baker’s health reform

Authorizes new class of practitioners called dental therapists

A Republican path to ACA reform?

GOP should work to amend, not end, health law

Bending the Medicaid cost curve

Massachusetts is betting big on accountable care organizations

GOP cuts are moral challenge for America

Republican plan trades health care for 24 million to provide tax cuts to the super-wealthy

Republicans showing their hand on ACA ‘replacement’

Draft health care legislation would slash coverage expansion and subsidies

Voices from Ohio on Medicaid expansion

Experience mirrors that of all states that expanded coverage under ACA

State gains approval for big Medicaid overhaul

Baker administration secures waiver worth $52b over 5 years

Baker’s big health care move

Revamping MassHealth offers great potential — and great risks

Obama, Clinton and the new public-option debate

Paucity of competition in some state exchanges opens door to revisiting public health plans

The art of the non-deal deal

Health care ballot showdown averted, but pricing issue remains

House GOP health care plan is an empty backpack

Ryan's failed effort at a replacement for Affordable Care Act

Back to the future with Paul Ryan

House Speaker would undo key element of Affordable Care Act

Mass. health care reform turns 10

A conservative think tank idea now reviled by the right

Behind the Massachusetts Health Connector’s rehab

Strong management, customer focus brought exchange website back from brink