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Center for Health Policy and Law - Health Law and Jobs: Health Law in Massachusetts

An overview of Health Law, with references for prospective and current Northeastern Students interested in Health Law

Massachusetts Mandated Health Insurance Law


  • MGL c.111M
    •   Key provisions of the Massachusetts mandated health insurance law  include subsidized health insurance for residents earning less than 300% of the Federal Poverty Level, and low-cost insurance for all other residents who are not eligible for insurance through their employers (unofficial).
  • St. 2012, c.224
    • An Act Improving the Quality of Health Care and Reducing Costs through Increased Transparency, Efficiency and Innovation. Health Care Cost Reduction. Signed Aug. 6, 2012. Various sections effective 2013-2017. See sections 281A-308 for specific effective dates.
  • MGL c.175I through MGL c.176Q
    • Covers various types of health insurance, including HMO, PPO, Group, Non-Group and more (unofficial)
  • 956 CMR
    • Commonwealth Health Insurance Connector Authority
  • For more information see the official website of the Massachusetts Judicial Branch

Statutes and Regulations