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Baker Bill Requires Targeted Health Care Investments

In the first step of another legislative conversation on health care, Gov. Charlie Baker announced a new omnibus health care proposal Friday afternoon, which Health and Human Services Secretary Marylou Sudders (right) said will drive down costs to the consumer. [Photo: Sam Doran/SHNS]

Health care providers and insurers would be required to boost their spending on addiction services, behavioral health, primary care and geriatric services by 30 percent over the next three years under a sweeping health care bill that Gov. Charlie Baker filed Friday afternoon.

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