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This Week at Pioneer

by: Pioneer_Institute

Wed Apr 18, 2012 at 12:24:21 PM EDT



Is RomneyCare a Budget Buster? Chart: State share of new and redirected spending on health care reform

Pioneer Health Care Policy Director Josh Archambault raised some key questions about a Massachusetts Taxpayers Foundation (MTF) report that came out late last week. The report oversimplified the cost of Massachusetts' 2006 health reform, citing annual costs of $91 million. In his blog post, Josh lays out why that number is highly questionable, and says the focus should be on the state share of the health reform as a percentage of the new and redirected spending (see chart): http://www.pioneerinstitute.or... and here's the Boston Globe story on it: http://bostonglobe.com/lifesty...

Last week, some celebrated the anniversary of RomneyCare, claiming it is the model for ObamaCare, but Manhattan Institute scholar Avik Roy cited our new book,
The Great Experiment
, in pointing out key differences between the two laws. In Forbes and National Review, he concluded, "the federal Affordable Care Act is modeled after the Democratically implemented version of the Massachusetts law, as opposed to the one that Romney had sought."
http://www.forbes.com/sites/ar...
http://www.nationalreview.com/...

Download a free chapter from The Great Experiment, "Competing Visions for Massachusetts: Health Reform," by Jennifer Heldt Powell: http://greatexperiment.org/dow...

The Washington Post published a slideshow using charts from our new book, The Great Experiment, on Six Ways RomneyCare Changed Massachusetts: http://www.washingtonpost.com/...

School reform: Jim Stergios looks at the success of school choice programs in improving New Orleans' student achievement in the wake of Hurricane Katrina, and writes: "The question for Massachusetts is why can't we apply the same reform to Lawrence? Its performance is every bit as bad as was New Orleans before the natural disaster that hit the city. Do we have to wait for an act of god before we act?"
http://boston.com/community/bl...

Join us for a forum on "The Power of the US Supreme Court: A Civics Lesson," with Clinton White House speechwriter Jeff Shesol, presidential historian Willard Sterne Randall, and pollster David Paleologos
Thursday, May 10, 2012 - 3:00 - 6:00 pm
Omni Parker House, 60 School Street, Boston, MA
Public policy polling data on US history MCAS will be released at this event.
A panel of experts will also discuss the proper role of US history-civics in K-12 schooling in Massachusetts and the nation.
This event is free and open to the public.
Refreshments will be served.
Please RSVP by Thursday, May 3rd to Brian Patterson at 617-723-2277, ext. 217 or
bpatterson at pioneerinstitute.org

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