Chapter 224 of the Acts of 2012 establishes a number of boards, commissions, and task forces to address specific issues related to health care quality improvement and cost containment.  These outreach efforts are essential for ensuring that complex matters are examined thoughtfully and comprehensively, with the full engagement of experts, stakeholders, and the public.  This page will provide further information on each of these entities as they are constituted.

  • Health Policy Commission Governing Board and Advisory Board
  • Health Planning Council and Advisory Council
  • Statewide Quality Advisory Committee
  • Health Care Workforce Trust Fund Advisory Board
  • Prevention and Wellness Advisory Board
  • Healthcare Workforce Advisory Council
  • Personal Care Attendant Workforce Council
  • Health Information Technology Council
  • Commission to Review Public Payer Reimbursement Rates
  • Commission on Graduate Medical Education in Massachusetts
  • Commission to Review Variation in Prices Among Providers
  • Commission on Pharmaceutical Cost Containment
  • Task Force Related to the Practice of Defensive Medicine and Medical Overutilization
  • Task Force Related to the Accuracy of Medical Diagnosis in the Commonwealth
  • Task Force Related to Behavioral, Substance Use Disorder, and Mental Health Treatment and Reimbursement