Long-Term Care

Information on requirements to provide specialized care.
A majority of stakeholders identified to the HPC that proposed mandatory nurse staffing ratios are a top area of concern.
In Mass., optimism over a federal opioid bill is mixed with concern over an impending threat to the state's behavioral health system
The president of an assisted living facility in Milford last week offered an “Economics 101” lesson on the nurse staffing ratio ballot question.
SB1174, HB1181/SB1183, SB1269, HB1136, HB1137, HB1207, HB3250, SB1248, SB1270, HB1175, HB1197, SB1230, HB2441, HB2477, HB3514, SB1212, SB1234 Healthcare Facilities
The Massachusetts Hospital Association (MHA), on behalf of its member hospitals and health systems, appreciates this opportunity to offer testimony in strong support of SB364, related to preserving nursing home beds for residents who have a medical o

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: