HPC Regulations are listed below in numerical order based on the CMR number. For early drafts of the regulations, please see the meeting page for the responsible committee.
Please Note: In the case of any discrepancy between versions within HPC web content and the official Code of Massachusetts regulation published by the Secretary of State, the Secretary of State's version takes precedence.
|Numerical Order (by CMR number)|
|Final One-Time Assessment Regulation (958 CMR 2.00)|
|Final Office of Patient Protection Health Insurance Consumer Protection Regulation (958 CMR 3.000) file size 1MB (958 CMR 3.00)|
|Final OPP Open Enrollment Regulation (958 CMR 4.00)|
|Final CHART Investment Program Regulation (958 CMR 5.00)|
|Final Registration of Provider Organization Regulation (958 CMR 6.00)|
|Proposed Notices of Material Change and Cost and Market Impact Reviews Regulation (958 CMR 7.00)|
Proposed 958 CMR 7.00 Technical Bulletin
Nurse Staffing in Intensive Care Units
The Department of Public Health (DPH) Bureau of Health Care Safety and Quality issued this statement regarding MGL c. 111, Section 231 . The Health Policy Commission defers to DPH on all hospital compliance and enforcement matters. Please contact the Division of Health Care Facility Licensure and Certification with any questions at www.mass.gov/dph/dhcq.
As the HPC develops regulations and other guidance related to Section 231, it will continue to coordinate with DPH to help ensure uninterrupted access to high quality ICU care.
For questions related to Section 231 and the HPC’s process and timeline for developing the implementing regulations, please contact the Health Policy Commission at HPC-Info@state.ma.us
|Public Notice and Regulatory Information||Relevant Regulation||Period to Submit Written Comment|
Listening Session for Nurse Staffing in Intensive Care Units
Listening Session on October 29, 2014
Listening Session #2 on November 19, 2014
Audio of Hearing: Office of Patient Protection Regulation 958 CMR 3.00 file size 114MB (12/16/2013)
Audio of Hearing: Registration of Provider Organization (RPO) Program Regulation file size 39MB (2/12/2014)
Audio of Hearing: Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH) Certification Criteria file size 70MB (3/18/2014)
Audio of Hearing: RPO Data Submission Manual (4/9/2014)
Nurse Staffing Listening Session - Nov 19 file size 164MB (11/19/2014)
MCN Regulation Comments - BIDCO
MCN Regulation Comments - COBTH
MCN Regulation Comments - MAHP
MCN Regulation Comments - MHA
MCN Regulation Comments - Partners HealthCare
MCN Regulation Comments - SEIU
|Final Mandatory Nurse Overtime Guidelines|
|Interim Guidance on Material Change Notices and Form |
Material Change Notice Review Process
|Bulletin: 2014-10 - Medical Necessity|
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