The MMS has extensive policy supporting access to quality health
care and affordable health insurance for all. This commitment has served
as the basis for support for the ACA and Massachusetts Chapter 58, on
which the federal law was based. On January 4, in an effort to
strengthen that support, the MMS joined the Massachusetts Coalition for
Coverage and Care. The coalition’s mission is to educate policymakers in
Massachusetts and Washington, DC, as to the impact that could be felt
if the ACA is repealed.
Massachusetts has achieved the highest insurance rate in the country and has been a beacon for the nation.
“We learned from Massachusetts that individual responsibility,
alongside financial assistance, is the only proven way to provide
affordable, private, individual insurance to every American,” President
The coalition seeks to increase knowledge about the progress
Massachusetts has made and to broaden understanding of how to protect
coverage and care for all residents of the Commonwealth.