Massachusetts has become a medical imaging mecca, a place where diagnostic scans are fueling cutting-edge medicine— and runaway health care costs.
Gov. Deval Patrick in April took the unprecedented step of rejecting double-digit rate increases being sought by most of the state’s health insurers for their small business plans. It was a popular move politically, but the governor was basically shooting the messenger because he didn’t like the message being delivered. He may have even shot(...)