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phchighlights500x244The November meeting of the Public Health Council included a Determination of Need (DoN) request, followed by two final votes on proposed amendments to public health regulations.

First, the Council took up a request for significant change to an existing DoN held by Baystate Health, Inc. to build out shell space. Following a discussion, the Council voted to approve the request.

Next, the Council heard a request to promulgate amendments to 105 CMR 145.000, Licensing of Out-of-Hospital Dialysis Units in Massachusetts. Following a discussion, the Council voted to approve the proposed amendments.

Finally, the Council took up a request to rescind 105 CMR 725.000, Implementation of an Act for the Humanitarian Medical Use of Marijuana pursuant to Chapter 55 of the Acts of 2017. The Council voted to approve the request.

 

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