General Laws

Section 5. The commission shall monitor the reform of the health care delivery and payment system in the commonwealth under this chapter. The commission shall: (i) set health care cost growth goals for the commonwealth; (ii) enhance the transparency of provider organizations; (iii) monitor the development of ACOs and patient-centered medical homes; (iv) monitor the adoption of alternative payment methodologies; (v) foster innovative health care delivery and payment models that lower health care cost growth while improving the quality of patient care; (vi) monitor and review the impact of changes within the health care marketplace and (vii) protect patient access to necessary health care services.