Chapter 224 of the Acts of 2012
A summary of Massachusetts most recent cost containment legislation by the Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts Foundation staff (September 2012)
A detailed summary of Chapter 224 with emphasis on provisions affecting MassHealth and the Office of Medicaid (September 2012)
The New Era Of Payment Reform, Spending Targets, And Cost Containment In Massachusetts: Early Lessons For The Nation
Health Affairs journal article summarizing Chapter 224 of the Acts of 2012 and describing the political and historical context that led to its passage (September 2012)
Information about scheduled stakeholder meetings, grant opportunities, and other implementation updates.
Text of “An Act Improving the Quality of Health Care and Reducing Costs Through Increased Transparency, Efficiency and Innovation”