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 Updates to Health Insurance Consumer Protection Regulation (958 CMR 3.00)|
|Final Updates to Health Insurance Open Enrollment Waivers Regulation (958 CMR 4.00)|
|Final CHART Investment Program Regulation (958 CMR 5.00)|
|Final Registration of Provider Organization Regulation (958 CMR 6.00)|
Bulletin 2013-01: Interim Guidance for Providers and Provider Organizations Relative to Notice of Material Change; Issued 03/12/13 (the “Interim Guidance”) was superseded by the Commission’s final regulation 958 CMR 7.00, Notices of Material Change and Cost and Market Impact Reviews, on January 2, 2015
| Final ICU Nurse Staffing Regulation (958 CMR 8.00)|
Proposed Nurse Staffing Quality Measures
Learn more about the HPC's role in nurse staffing.
|Public Notice and Regulatory Information||Relevant Regulation||Period to Submit Written Comment|
July 8, 2015, 9:30AM
Notice of Hearing: OPP Regulations
Proposed Updates to Health Insurance Consumer Protection Regulation - REDLINED
Proposed Updates to OPP Open Enrollment Regulation - REDLINED
All testimony and comments must be received by 5:00 PM on August 7, 2015.
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)
Audio of Hearing: ICU Nurse Staffing Regulation (03/25/2015) file size 189MB
|Final Mandatory Nurse Overtime Guidelines|
|Bulletin: 2014-10 - Medical Necessity|
|PIP Interim Guidance|
|RBPO Appeals Bulletin|