DOCKET NO. G2013-10

Proposed Amendments to 211 CMR 155.00 –  

Risk-Bearing Provider Organizations


                       Pursuant to Massachusetts General Laws Chapter 30A and the authority granted to the Commissioner of Insurance under SECTION 216 of Chapter 224 of the Acts of 2012 and M.G.L. c. 176T, §9, a hearing will be held at the offices of the Division of Insurance (“Division”), 1000 Washington Street, Boston, MA  02118-6200 on December 12, 2013 at 9:30 a.m.  The purpose of this hearing is to afford all interested persons an opportunity to provide oral and/or written comment regarding the proposed amendments to 211 CMR 155.00 pdf format of 211-155-linked-g2013-10.pdf
, Risk-Bearing Provider Organizations.

            The proposed amendments to 211 CMR 155.00 would implement standards for certification of risk-bearing provider organizations as required by SECTION 216 of Chapter 224 of the Acts of 2012.  

The proceedings concerning the promulgation of amendments to 211 CMR 155.00 shall be designated as Docket No. G2013-10.  Any person who wishes to provide oral comment concerning this regulation must file a Notice of Intent to Comment with the Docket Clerk no later than 4:00PM on December 10, 2013.  Persons wishing to submit written comments may do so until the record of the hearing is closed.  All submissions must be sent to the Docket Clerk, Hearings and Appeals, Division of Insurance, 1000 Washington Street, Suite 810, Boston, MA  02118-6200, or by electronic mail to and must refer to Docket No. G2013-10 in the subject line.  Persons who do not file a Notice of Intent to Comment will be heard after those who notify the Division in advance of the hearing.   

A copy of the regulation with proposed amendments is available from the Division and also is posted on its website at:   




                                                                                    Joseph G. Murphy

Dated:  November 07, 2013                                       Commissioner of Insurance