Members (in alphabetical order):
1. Carole Allen
2. Wendy Everett
3. Marylou Sudders
4. Veronica Turner
5. Secretary Polanowicz

This committee will provide oversight and direction to the Executive Director and staff of the Health Policy Commission for the following responsibilities:

  • Examine the impact of health system changes on the quality of health care in the Commonwealth, including the impact on patient access to care, and on the providers of health care, including front-line practitioners and health care workers.
  • Establish, as appropriate, quality of health service measures in addition to the statewide quality measures, to be incorporated into the standards for certified ACOs and Patient-Centered Medical Homes.
  • Establish the role and responsibilities of the Office of Patient Protection, including the development of an external review process for the review of grievances submitted by or on behalf of patients of risk-bearing provider organizations and ACOs.
  • Track the progress of efforts regarding mental health coverage parity and ensure the integration of mental health, substance use disorder and behavioral health services with physical care in the development of new care delivery and payment models.
  • Develop guidance related to the prohibition of mandatory overtime for hospital nurses.
  • Coordinate with the Department of Public Health and the e-Health Institute regarding investments in public health and interoperable health information technology provided in Chapter 224.

10:30AM
Center for Health Information and Analysis
Two Boylston Street, 5th Floor, Daley Room
Boston, MA 02116

Agenda pdf format of Agenda

Meeting Minutes August 13, 2014 pdf format of Meeting Minutes August 13, 2014

Presentation pdf format of Presentation

Presentation: DPH on Mandatory Nurse Overtime pdf format of Presentation: DPH on Mandatory Nurse Overtime

11:30AM
Listen Session - Nurse Staffing in ICUs
Listening Session Guidelines pdf format of Listening Session Guidelines

August 13, 2014

9:30AM
Center for Health Information and Analysis
Two Boylston Street, 5th Floor, Daley Room
Boston, MA 02116

Agenda pdf format of Agenda

Meeting Minutes June 11, 2014 pdf format of Meeting Minutes June 11, 2014

Presentation pdf format of Presentation

June 11, 2014

9:30AM - 12:30PM
Joint CDPSR/QIPP Meeting

Center for Health Information and Analysis
Two Boylston Street, 5th Floor, Daley Room
Boston, MA 02116

Agenda pdf format of Agenda

Meeting Minutes April 9, 2014 pdf format of Meeting Minutes April 9, 2014

Committee Presentation pdf format of Committee Presentation
file size 2MB

Presentation: Dr. Madeleine Biondolillo, Health Planning Council  pdf format of Presentation: Dr. Madeleine Biondolillo, DPH
file size 2MB

April 9, 2014

9:30AM - 11:30AM
Joint CDPSR/QIPP Meeting on Behavioral Health Integration

Center for Health Information and Analysis
Two Boylston Street, 5th Floor, Daley Room
Boston, MA 02116

Agenda pdf format of Agenda

Meeting Minutes February 12, 2014 pdf format of Meeting Minutes February 12, 2014

Committee Presentation pdf format of Committee Presentation

Presentation: Dr. Judith Steinberg, Commonwealth Medicine, UMass Medical School pdf format of Presentation: Dr. Judith Steinberg

Presentation: Ms. Nancy Paull, STARR Addiction Treatment pdf format of Presentation: Ms. Nancy Paull, STARR

February 12, 2014

9:30AM
Center for Health Information and Analysis
Two Boylston Street, 5th Floor, Daley Room
Boston, MA 02116
 

Agenda pdf format of Agenda

Meeting Minutes December 16, 2013 pdf format of Meeting Minutes December 16, 2013

Committee Presentation pdf format of Committee Presentation

December 16, 2013

9:00AM
Public Hearing on Proposed Office of Patient Protection Regulation 958 CMR 3.00
Center for Health Information and Analysis
Two Boylston Street, 5th Floor, Daley Room
Boston, MA 02116

Agenda pdf format of Agenda

Meeting Minutes November 13, 2013 pdf format of Meeting Minutes November 13, 2013

Committee Presentation pdf format of Committee Presentation

Notice of Hearing: Office of Patient Protection Regulation 958 CMR 3.00 pdf format of Notice of Hearing: OPP Regs 958 CMR 3.00

Proposed Updates to Office of Patient Protection Regulation 958 CMR 3.00 pdf format of Proposed Updates to OPP Regs 958 CMR 3.00

Proposed Updates to Office of Patient Protection Regulation 958 CMR 3.00 - Redline pdf format of Proposed Updates to OPP Regs 958 CMR 3.00 Redline

September 9, 2013

9:30AM
Charles F. Hurley Building
19 Staniford Street
Sixth Floor, Minihan Hall
Boston, MA 02114

Agenda pdf format of Agenda

Meeting Minutes July 23, 2013 pdf format of Meeting Minutes July 23, 2013

Committee Presentation pdf format of Committee Presentation
file size 1MB

Behavioral Health Integration Task Force Report pdf format of Behavioral Health Integration Task Force Report
file size 1MB

July 23, 2013

12:00PM
Center for Health Information and Analysis
Two Boylston Street, 5th Floor, Daley Room
Boston, MA 02116

Agenda pdf format of Agenda

OPP July Listening Session pdf format of QIPP OPP July Listening Session

Meeting Minutes April 26, 2013 pdf format of Meeting Minutes April 26, 2013

Meeting Minutes June 10, 2013 pdf format of Meeting Minutes June 10, 2013

Committee Presentation pdf format of Committee Presentation

June 10, 2013

9:00AM
Center for Health Information and Analysis
Two Boylston Street, 5th Floor, Daley Room
Boston, MA 02116

Agenda pdf format of Meeting Agenda June 10, 2013

Committee Presentation pdf format of QIPP June 10 Presentation

April 26, 2013

April 3, 2013

9:00AM
Center for Health Information and Analysis
Two Boylston Street, 5th Floor, Daley Room
Boston, MA 02116

Agenda pdf format of Agenda April 3, 2013

Meeting Minutes February 22, 2013 pdf format of QIPP Minutes 2-22-13

QIPP Committee Presentation pdf format of Committee Presentation

MassHealth Behavioral Health Integration Presentation pdf format of MassHealth Approaches to Behavioral Health Integration

February 22, 2013

Special Session on Mandatory Nurse Overtime
9:00AM – 11:00AM
Worcester Recovery Center and Hospital - Conference Center
Three Hundred and Nine Belmont Street
Worcester, MA 01605

Agenda pdf format of Agenda February 22, 2013

Directions pdf format of directions to worcester recovery center

January 16, 2013

12:15PM
One Ashburton Place
Twenty-First Floor
Boston, MA 02108
 

Agenda pdf format of QIPP Subcommittee Meeting Agenda 1/16/13