The 2006 Massachusetts Health Reform Act: Can a Politically and Economically Feasible Health Care Plan Establish a Just Distribution of Health Care for the Poor?
Schmitt, Michael T.
Washington and Lee University -- Capstone in Shepherd Poverty Program
Health care reform -- Government policy
Commonwealth Health Insurance Connector Authority (Massachusetts)
Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 (United States)
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Michael T. Schmitt is a member of the Class of 2007 of Washington and Lee University School of Law.Capstone; [FULL-TEXT FREELY AVAILABLE ONLINE]This essay considers whether the Massachusetts Health Reform Act ("Massachusetts Act" or "Act") can solve the problem of health insurance for the poor and near poor? In coming to a conclusion, this essay will focus on Constitutional challenges one could bring against the Massachusetts Act and address issues of political and financial feasibility and adequacy. [From Essay Focus]Mickey Schmitt