Fitchburg-based Community Health Connections is planning to open its new ACTION Health Center in Fitchburg in early November.

$1M Community Health Connections project underway in Fitchburg

Emily Micucci |

Construction of Community Health Connections' new ACTION Health Center in Fitchburg is set to begin this week.


Heywood Medical Group names executive director

Emily Micucci |

Gardner-based Heywood Healthcare announced that Andrew J. Patterson has been named executive director of the system’s physician group.

AG reviewing Delta Dental spin off

Emily Micucci |

The Massachusetts Division of Insurance announced it has approved a new PPO plan formed by Delta Dental of Massachusetts, which faces review by Attorney General Maura Healey.

Health News

Baker asking for flexibility from Trump on federal health care

State House News Service |

As it simultaneously pursues Medicaid reform proposals in the state Legislature, the Baker administration has taken the first steps toward seeking approval of health care policy changes from the Trump administration.

New ruling may scrutinize the profits of nonprofits

Emily Micucci |

A complaint against Delta Dental may result in more regulation against the for-profit divisions of nonprofits – like hospitals and insurers.

Seeing the whole economic development picture

Yes, Hanover didn't create the 225 jobs required for its 5-percent tax break on the improvements to its Lincoln Street headquarters (largely due to the economic downturn), but having the company make those improvements still increases the value of its properties and the ones around it.

Worcester health agency buys JP rehab center

Ascentria Care Alliance announced Thursday that it has acquired a Jamaica Plain rehabilitation center in order to grow its Boston presence and expand its elder service offerings.

Analysis: Mass. providers leading hospital M&A surge

Emily Micucci |

More mergers and acquisitions among hospitals are happening this year than last, according to a new analysis that cites two Massachusetts-based providers as announcing some of the biggest transactions in 2017 so far.

Senators eyeing their own MassHealth reforms

State House News Service |

State senators may propose alternative ideas as they weigh reforms recommended by Gov. Charlie Baker to bring MassHealth costs under control.

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