Press Releases

  • January 13, 2015: Health Care Simplification – It’s a Collaborative Effort
    Mass Collaborative launches new website to reduce administrative complexity in Massachusetts

    Boston, MA – Committed to simplifying health care administration, the Mass Collaborative - an organization of more than 35 health plans, health care providers, and trade associations - has launched a new website The new site provides resources for streamlining health care processes and demonstrates progress made in Massachusetts to increase efficiency, eliminate waste, and promote industry standardization. read more »
  • May 8, 2012: Hospitals, Physicians and Health Plans Take Major Step to Simplify Health Care
    Standardized Prior Authorization Form Will Reduce Amount of Time Providers Spend on Paperwork
    Legislative & Business Leaders Laud Effort to Reduce Administrative Cost and Complexity

    Boston, MA – In an effort to reduce the amount of time and paperwork physicians, hospital staffs
    and other providers spend in completing various forms for selected services that require prior
    authorization, the Massachusetts Association of Health Plans, the Massachusetts Medical Society,
    Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Massachusetts, and the Massachusetts Health & Hospital Association
    unveiled a standardized form to be accepted by health plans.
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