Health

Universal Coverage Does Not Translate Into Healthy People

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Massachusetts has the nation’s lowest uninsurance rate and is home to some of the nation’s top health care providers, but a new report from the Boston Foundation and the New England Healthcare Institute finds that the state still has a long way to go towards actually keeping its population healthy and avoiding the doctor’s office. Massachusetts “earned no A’s and five B’s for efforts to build walking paths and bike lanes, promote farmers’ markets and encourage workplace health programs”:

Read the full report here.