Healthcare Under another order issued on Sunday, commercial insurers and the Group Insurance Commission (GIC) will be required to cover medically necessary telehealth services. Telehealth is “the use of electronic information and telecommunications technologies to support long-distance clinical health care.”…
Each new session bring tremendous energy and enthusiasm to the State House as members file legislation for the two-year session. I have been consulting with key advocacy groups like the Sierra Club, the American Civil Liberties Union, and the Massachusetts…
The process of crafting Massachusetts’ budget began in January with the Governor’s budget proposal. The House is now developing its budget, to be followed by the Senate’s budget deliberations and ultimately a conference committee to resolve differences between the two.…
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One of the primary ways in which legislators influence state policy on Beacon Hill is through their work as members of committees. During the 2013/2014 legislative session I sat on the Joint Committees on Housing, Health Care Financing, and Municipalities…
January 1, 2014 is the date by which everyone in the United States must have health insurance. Many now find themselves scrambling to get insurance, a process that has proven more complicated than expected. While the challenges of this process are significant, there…
Watch the Rogers Report with guest State Representative Steve Walsh, Chairman of the Joint Committee on Health Care Financing on which Rep. Rogers sits.
In his email newsletter for April, 2013, Representative Rogers discusses his committee assignments, the opportunity to intern in his office, and takes note of a number of events in Belmont, Arlington, and Cambridge.