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February 26, 2024 Clouds | 30°F
The 193rd General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Section 4: Mobile integrated health advisory council

Section 4. (a) There shall be a mobile integrated health advisory council, which shall assist and support the department in carrying out this chapter by planning, guiding and coordinating the components of mobile integrated health services.

(b) The advisory council shall consist of the director of healthcare safety and quality or a designee, who shall serve as a non-voting chair, and 18 members who shall be appointed by the commissioner and who shall reflect a broad distribution of diverse perspectives on mobile integrated health care, including appointees or their designees from the following groups: the division of medical assistance; the Massachusetts Hospital Association, Inc.; the Massachusetts Council of Community Hospitals, Inc.; a for-profit hospital system that is not a member of another hospital advocacy group; the Massachusetts Senior Care Association, Inc.; the Massachusetts Medical Society; the Massachusetts chapter of the American College of Emergency Physicians; the Massachusetts Nurses Association; the Home Care Alliance of Massachusetts, Inc.; the Professional Fire Fighters of Massachusetts; the Fire Chiefs' Association of Massachusetts, Inc.; the International Association of EMTs and Paramedics; the Massachusetts Ambulance Association, Incorporated; the Hospice & Palliative Care Federation of Massachusetts, Inco*.; the Association for Behavioral Healthcare, Inc.; and 3 members representing payors, including 1 representative of the health care organization providing services to MassHealth members under sections 9D and 9F of chapter 118E.