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 940 CMR 21.00: ''Sales and Distribution of Cigarettes, Smokeless Tobacco Products, and Electronic Smoking Devices in Massachusetts Regulations'
April 23, 2015
The Massachusetts Medical Society wishes to be recorded in support of the Attorney General’s proposed changes to 940 CMR 21.00- the consumer protection regulations related to the sales and distribution of cigarettes, smokeless tobacco products, and now electronic smoking devices.
Proposed Health Policy Commission Patient Center Medical Home Certification Standards
April 10, 2015
The Massachusetts Medical Society (MMS) supports the provision of high-quality, high-value primary care through patient-centered medical homes (PCMH). The MMS has been committed to helping practices transform to more efficient, coordinated deliveries of care through our Physician Practice Resource...
Comments of the Massachusetts Medical Society to the Massachusetts Opioid Task force
April 1, 2015
Submitted for a task force meeting on April 1, 2015. Outlines MMS recommendations to improve the online prescription monitoring program, physician-to-physician communication, and other issues.