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Shrinking Of MassHealth Rolls Accelerated In June

Chris Lisinski State House News Service More than 33,000 Bay Staters lost MassHealth coverage in June after being dubbed no longer eligible or failing to provide enough documentation, officials said Tuesday. Since the state kicked off a year-long eligibility review of all 2.4 million members in April, just shy of …

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Southcoast Health Invests in the Ion Endoluminal System, Providing Leading Edge Surgical Options to Diagnose and Treat Lung Disease

Southcoast Health announced today the arrival of the Ion endoluminal system, at Charlton Memorial Hospital in Fall River. This Intuitive robotic-assisted system resolves a challenging aspect of lung biopsies providing surgeons the ability to obtain tissue samples deep within the lung. “We are thrilled to add this advanced technology to …

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MassDoT officials cut ribbon on “new, shining” mile of the Mattapoisett Rail Trail

“Yesterday, MassDOT Secretary Gina Fiandaca and Highway Administrator Jonathan Gulliver helped cut the ribbon on the new shining tides mile of the Mattapoisett Rail Trail. This $6.6M project is part of the south coast bike network which connects the communities of Fairhaven, Mattapoisett, Town of Marion, Massachusetts & #Wareham.”-MassDOT. MassDOT …

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Floating Hospital Eyed In Massachusetts Opioid Fight

By Sam Drysdale State House News Service Senators have a new idea to battle the opioid crisis: creating a recovery facility on a decommissioned ship. Lawmakers have added a redrafted Sen. Nick Collins amendment (364) to their fiscal year 2024 budget, which approves a study to look into converting a …

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