Licensing Boards

There are many state licensing boards that oversee various aspects of healthcare delivery in Massachusetts. Click on the name of one of the individual boards listed below for more information on that entity, its healthcare-related work, and MHA’s relevant advocacy and outreach efforts.  
10.31.2017  | The HEALTH Act
An Act Furthering Health Empowerment and Affordability by Leveraging Transformative Health Care (the HEALTH Act)
While debate in Massachusetts and in Washington focus on healthcare costs and healthcare access, a more general question merits attention: In the incessant effort to regulate all aspects of the healthcare community, is the state creating a regulatory
SB1682 An Act Providing For 3rd Party Expert Evaluation of Scope of Practice Legislation
HB1974/HB1981 would create a significant burden and increased costs on both phlebotomists and hospitals that rely upon phlebotomist services.
The Board of Registration in Nursing will no longer be sending RNs and LPNs written notices through the U.S. Mail that their licenses are up for renewal.
HB2442/SB2137, HB3226/SB1245, HB3240, HB1200/SB1224, SB1264 Disease Prevention, Screening and Mandated Benefit

Resources

Click on the links below for easy access to important information related to state healthcare issues and advocacy.
Visit the Commonwealth of Massachusetts websites below to find information on legislative hearings and other meetings of interest to the healthcare community.
To guide your navigation of the legislative process and assist your advocacy efforts, please visit the following state websites:
MHA has also developed the following documents for your information and benefit:
  • Directory of Government Officials
  • 2016-2017/2017-2018 State Legislative Package