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  • PART I ADMINISTRATION OF THE GOVERNMENT
  • TITLE II EXECUTIVE AND ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICERS
    OF THE COMMONWEALTH
  • CHAPTER 6D HEALTH POLICY COMMISSION

Section 1 - Definitions

Section 2 - Health policy commission; governing board; members; duties and powers; annual report

Section 3 - Board powers and duties

Section 4 - Advisory council

Section 5 - Monitoring of health care delivery and payment system

Section 6 - Payment by acute hospital, ambulatory surgical center or surcharge payor for estimated expenses of commission

Section 7 - Administration of the Healthcare Payment Reform Fund; competitive process for development of health care payment and service delivery models; annual report

Section 8 - Public hearings; witnesses; annual report

Section 9 - Health care cost growth benchmark; modification

Section 10 - Notice to health care entities exceeding health care cost growth benchmark; performance improvement plan; waiver; penalty for failure to comply

Section 11 - Registration program for provider organizations; division of insurance risk certificate

Section 12 - Negotiation of network contracts by unregistered provider or provider organization prohibited

Section 13 - Notice of material changes to operations or governance structure of provider or provider organization; cost and market impact review

Section 14 - Standards of certification for patient-centered medical homes; coordination of care; quality standards

Section 15 - Certification as accountable care organization (ACO); standards

Section 16 - Office of patient protection; powers and duties; external review system

Section 17 - Annual report

Section 18 - Adoption of regulations to implement chapter 6D