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Public health's role in health care reform -- Lessons from Massachusetts
Date:6/12/2013

Philadelphia, Pa. (June 12, 2013) How will full implementation of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) affect the work and goals of state and local public health departmentsand how can public health personnel contribute to the success of health care reform? The experience in Massachusetts has some important lessons, according to an article published online by the Journal of Public Health Management and Practice. The journal is published by LWW is part of Wolters Kluwer Health.

Just as Massachusetts was implementing its ground-breaking health care reform legislation, John Auerbach was appointed state Commissioner of Public Health. In a special 'Management Moment' article, he addresses some lessons learned"our victories as well as our mistakes"regarding the public health's role in the era of health care reform.

'Five Important Lessons' from the Massachusetts Experience

With the ongoing nationwide rollout of the ACA, public health activists and employees at the local, state, and national levels are asking what health care reform will mean for the work they do. In his article, Auerbachnow Distinguished Professor of Practice and Director of the Institute on Urban Health Research and Practice at Northeastern University, Bostonsummarizes five important lessons learned from the Massachusetts experience.

Getting a Seat at the TableAuerbach "learned the hard way" that public health personnel had to fight for a decision-making role in implementing health care reform. They needed a crash course in the basics of insurance, while building an appreciation for the "values, priorities, and incentives" of insurers. They also came to understand the need for hard data to demonstrate some of the "core assumptions" of public healthfor example, that smoking cessation pr
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