Research Report Findings from the 2017 Massachusetts Health Insurance Survey
Laura Skopec, Sharon K. Long, Susan Sherr, David Dutwin, Kathy Langdale
Display Date

The Massachusetts Health Insurance Survey (MHIS), conducted by the Center for Health Information and Analysis (CHIA), provides information on health insurance coverage, health care access and use and perceived health care affordability for Massachusetts residents. In 2017, health insurance coverage remained strong in Massachusetts, and most Massachusetts respondents reported having a usual source of care and a visit to a general doctor over the past 12 months. However, health care costs remained a concern for many Massachusetts respondents, as more than one-quarter reported an unmet need for care due to cost and more than one-in-six reported having family medical debt.

Read the full publication here (leaving Urban's web site)

Research Areas Health and health care
Tags Health insurance Health equity State health care reform
Policy Centers Health Policy Center