The Pioneer Institute’s annual Better Government Competition is a great opportunity for citizens to get involved in shaping public policy. The Pioneer Institute, for those who don’t know, is Massachusetts’ free market think tank, and with all that has happened in the state in health care the past few years, Pioneer couldn’t have picked a better topic than health care for this year’s competition. The competition is open to anyone with ideas on how to improve health care. Specifically, Pioneer is looking for entries detailing reform ideas that control health care costs, deliver services more efficiently, increase health care quality, improve clinical outcomes, lower administrative costs, decrease waste and unnecessary treatment and increase access to services. One grand prize winner will receive $10,000. The deadline for entry is April 13, 2009.

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