Category Archives: State Law

Healthcare Price Transparency: What’s the Impact of Shining the Light?

Transparency initiatives in healthcare are gaining steam, with the focus primarily going toward the price of healthcare services.  The concern lies not only with what hospitals charge, but also what physician practices will charge.  Insurers or payers have always been … Continue reading

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Massachusetts Risk-Bearing Provider Organization Regulations and Guidance

The Massachusetts Division of Insurance (“DOI”) is seeking final comments to the proposed Risk-Bearing Provider Organization (“RBPO”) regulations (the “Regulation”) and related guidelines (the “Guidelines”).  Comments must be received by the DOI June 23, 2014 at noon.  Any interested party … Continue reading

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MA Physicians and Meaningful Use – Proposed State Regulations Coming

The Massachusetts Board of Registration in Medicine is working on proposed regulations to implement a small provision of Massachusetts Chapter 224 of the Acts of 2012 that has a disproportionately large impact.  Section 108 of Chapter 224 requires the physicians “demonstrate … Continue reading

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