| Posted On May 30, 2019 | By:

Employers Need Three-Month Extension of Paid Family and Medical Leave Program

Several large business organizations including Associated Industries of Massachusetts (AIM), the Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce which represents thousands of employers statewide, and advocates who negotiated a compromised version of the paid family and medical leave program last year, recently requested a three-month postponement of the new law that goes into effect July 1, 2019. The call for a delay from politically diverse groups reflects growing concern that the marketplace, employers,

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| Posted On Sep 12, 2013 | By:

Health Planning Council Begins to Tackle State Health Resource Planning

Last year’s payment reform bill, “An Act Improving the Quality of Health Care and Reducing Costs Through Increased Transparency, Efficiency and Innovation” (Chapter 224 of the Acts of 2012), was established to take a long-needed look at healthcare resources throughout the state of Massachusetts in the hopes of better rationalizing our healthcare system.

As part of Chapter 224, the Health Planning Council was created within the Executive Office of Health and Human Services.

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