Mass General Brigham has filed a $2 billion expansion plan with the Department of Public Health, which includes developing three outpatient clinics that would expand Mass General Brigham’s footprint into the wealthy suburban areas of Westborough, Woburn, and Westwood. The ambulatory services proposed to be offered at each location are already offered by lower-cost, high-quality community providers in these regions.
The Coalition to Protect Community Care is a robust coalition of community members, business leaders, healthcare providers, and concerned citizens opposing Mass General Brigham’s proposed ambulatory care expansion. The coalition believes that an expansion by Mass General Brigham, the state’s most expensive healthcare system, into Westborough, Woburn and Westwood would:
The Department of Public Health is currently accepting comment on the project through June 2nd at 5 PM. If you are interested in voicing concern for this proposed project, you can do so by using this platform to submit a pre-written comment or by emailing DPH.DON@MassMail.State.MA.US directly with the subject line: “Testimony: Mass General Brigham Incorporated – Multisite – 21012113-AS”.