Massachusetts Medical Society: MMS Testimony

MMS Testimony

MMS officers frequently offer testimony and/or legal perspectives to state and federal officials on issues relevant to Massachusetts physicians and their patients.

  • Testimony in Support of Acts Relative to Scope of Practice November 19, 2019

    The Massachusetts Medical Society (MMS) is a professional association of over 25,000 physicians, residents, and medical students across all clinical disciplines, organizations, and practice settings. The Medical Society is committed to advocating on behalf of patients, for a better health care...

  • Testimony in Support of An Act to Protect Children from Detergent Poisoning October 29, 2019

    The Massachusetts Medical Society (MMS) wishes to be recorded in support for H.3485, An Act to Protect Children from Detergent Poisoning. This bill would protect children from poisoning by liquid detergent packets by prohibiting the sale of such products unless they meet child resistant packaging...

  • Testimony in Support of Act Relative to Hospital Medical Staffs October 29, 2019

    The Massachusetts Medical Society wishes to be recorded in support for H.1927 The MMS is a professional association of over 25,000 physicians, residents, and medical students across all clinical disciplines, organizations, and practice settings. The Medical Society is committed to advocating on...

  • Testimony in Support of Act Relative to Requiring Trauma Kits in Public Buildings October 29, 2019

    The Massachusetts Medical Society (MMS) wishes to be recorded in support H.1870 and S.1337 The MMS is a professional association of over 25,000 physicians, residents, and medical students across all clinical disciplines, organizations, and practice settings. MMS is committed to working in...

  • Testimony in Support of Act Relative to Insurance Companies and Quality Measures October 28, 2019

    The Massachusetts Medical Society wishes to be recorded in strong support for S.558. The MMS is a professional association of over 25,000 physicians, residents, and medical students across all clinical disciplines, organizations, and practice settings. The Medical Society is committed to...

  • Testimony in Support of Act Relative to Treatment, Not Imprisonment October 22, 2019

    The Massachusetts Medical Society (MMS) wishes to be recorded in support of House bill 1343 and Senate bill 937

    The MMS is a professional association of over 25,000 physicians, residents, and medical students across all clinical disciplines, organizations, and practice settings. The Medical...

  • Testimony in Support of Acts Relative to Patient Safety October 8, 2019

    The Massachusetts Medical Society wishes to be recorded in support of H.1853 and S.1235, essentially identical bills that would implement new protections for patients when they are required to use “Step Therapy” or “Fail First” protocols and would create a process for a patient to appeal a...


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