Massachusetts Health Council FAQ's
Where does the MHC get its Funding?
The Massachusetts Health Council is a nonprofit, nonpartisan 501(c)(3) organization that is funded through membership dues, grants, charitable donations, programs and conferences, and our annual award dinner event.
Who are the MHC Members?
We have large, diverse membership that represents all sectors of the health care arena and others who are concerned about health care issues and policy. Our over 150 organizations include government and voluntary agencies, consumer and advocacy groups, professional societies, provider groups, insurers, and private corporations committed to improving and protecting the health of the residents of the Commonwealth. The MHC gathers healthcare leaders from every corner of the state to address ways of improving individual and community health.
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What are the MA Health Council Priorities?
Since its inception, the Council has helped shape public policy in fulfillment of its mission. The Council has historically taken a leadership role in promoting sound public health policy. We focus our attention on prevention and wellness, access to care, health care quality, health care cost, and such important issues as the enhancement of the public health infrastructure and disparities in the access to and delivery of health care.
Is my Organization qualified for Membership?
Any organization that operates in Massachusetts and is concerned about the status of our individual and community health should become a member of the Massachusetts Health Council.
Can Individuals join?
Individuals who do not have an organizational affiliation or who are retired from member organizations are welcome to join and participate in the MA Health Council.