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Pricing Transparency Provisions of An Act Promoting a Resilient Health Care System that Puts Patients First (“Patients First”) 

3/11/2022 Department of Public Health

Learn more about provisions in “Patients First” – a new law which requires your health care provider to give you more information about charges for hospital stays, medical procedures, health care services, or referrals.

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Division of Occupational Licensure Issues Outdoor Dining Consumer Fact Sheet 

2/15/2022 Division of Occupational Licensure

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Baker-Polito Administration Files Legislation to Further Support Military Families Transferring to Massachusetts 

9/24/2021 Office of Governor Charlie Baker and Lt. Governor Karyn Polito

Press Release

Coalition to Host Webinar on Protecting Your Business & Your Customers 

6/07/2021 Office of Consumer Affairs and Business Regulation

Join GBCC, CACC, NBCVB, and OCABR to Hear about Creating a Fair Playing Field for All

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Baker-Polito Administration Files Legislation to Enhance Public Safety, Strengthen Oversight at Division of Professional Licensure 

5/19/2021 Office of Governor Charlie Baker and Lt. Governor Karyn Polito

Legislation would modernize DPL and transfer key health-related boards to DPH; bill includes reforms to create greater enforcement authority, limit public safety risks, combat human trafficking

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Board of State Examiners of Plumbers and Gas Fitters Promulgates New Regulations  

4/30/2021 Division of Occupational Licensure

New Regulations Take Effect April 30, 2021

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Governor Baker Signs Executive Order to Support Military Families Transferring to Massachusetts 

2/17/2021 Office of Governor Charlie Baker and Lt. Governor Karyn Polito

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A Message from the Commissioner 

3/20/2020 Division of Occupational Licensure

Press Release

Senior Leaders Announced at the Office of Consumer Affairs and Division of Professional Licensure 

3/25/2019 Executive Office of Housing and Economic Development

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Consumer Organizations Recover Millions in 2018 for Massachusetts Residents 

3/06/2019 Office of Consumer Affairs and Business Regulation

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AG Healey, Sen. Montigny, Baker-Polito Administration Work to Close “Bodyworks Loophole” To Help Combat Human Trafficking 

7/20/2018 Division of Occupational Licensure

Bill Establishes Licensing Structure for Bodyworks Therapy

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Division of Professional Licensure Levies Record Monetary Settlement Against The Salter School 

10/06/2016 Division of Occupational Licensure

$150,000 settlement is largest ever agreed to in a disciplinary action

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