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Section 3 (Part 1): Quality and Cost Council Definitions
Provides Health Care Quality and Cost Council - definitions of terms used in QCC statute.
Section 3 (Part 2): Establish Quality and Cost Council
Creates the Health Care Quality and Cost Council that will promote health care quality improvement and cost containment.
Section 3 (Part 3): Quality and Cost Council Advisory Committee
M.G.L. c. 6A, § 6J-L: Creates a Health Care Quality and Cost Council to promote health care quality improvement and cost containment.
Section 3 (Part 4): MassHealth Payment Advisory Board
Creates a MassHealth Payment Policy Advisory Board to review and evaluate Medicaid rates and rate methodologies, especially rates paid to Community Health Centers.
Section 3 (Part 5): Health Safety Net Contribution Study
Creates a special commission to study reducing or eliminating the payor assessment paid by insurers and self-insured employers for the Health Safety Net.
Section 3 (Part 6): Health Disparities Council
Creates a Health Disparities Council within EOHHS to make recommendations to reduce racial and ethnic health disparities in the Commonwealth and to increase diversity among healthcare workers.