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The 192nd General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Bill H.1184 191st (2019 - 2020)

An Act for equity for high value community hospitals

By Mr. Moran of Lawrence, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1184) of Frank A. Moran and others for legislation to further rate equity, access to, and affordability through equitable commercial health plan rates of reimbursement to community hospitals. Health Care Financing.

Bill Information

Presenter:
Frank A. Moran
Status:
Referred to Joint Committee on Health Care Financing

Emergency Preamble

Whereas, The deferred operation of this act would tend to defeat its purpose, which is to further rate equity, access to, and affordability through equitable commercial health plan rates of reimbursement to community hospitals, therefore it is hereby declared to be an emergency law, necessary for the immediate preservation of the public health., therefore it is hereby declared to be an emergency law, necessary for the immediate preservation of the public health.

Cosponsors

Name District/Address
Frank A. Moran 17th Essex
Aaron Vega 5th Hampden
Thomas A. Golden, Jr. 16th Middlesex
Claire D. Cronin 11th Plymouth
Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr. 12th Hampden
Tackey Chan 2nd Norfolk
Daniel Cahill 10th Essex
Marjorie C. Decker 25th Middlesex
Andres X. Vargas 3rd Essex
José F. Tosado 9th Hampden
Steven Ultrino 33rd Middlesex
Michael J. Finn 6th Hampden
William J. Driscoll, Jr. 7th Norfolk
John Barrett, III 1st Berkshire
Thomas M. Stanley 9th Middlesex
James Arciero 2nd Middlesex
Brian M. Ashe 2nd Hampden
Brian W. Murray 10th Worcester
Joseph W. McGonagle, Jr. 28th Middlesex
David Paul Linsky 5th Middlesex
Tricia Farley-Bouvier 3rd Berkshire
Christine P. Barber 34th Middlesex
Carolyn C. Dykema 8th Middlesex
Carlos González 10th Hampden
Marcos A. Devers 16th Essex
Natalie M. Higgins 4th Worcester
Antonio F. D. Cabral 13th Bristol
David M. Rogers 24th Middlesex
Christina A. Minicucci 14th Essex
Tram T. Nguyen 18th Essex
Linda Dean Campbell 15th Essex
Michael S. Day 31st Middlesex
Jay D. Livingstone 8th Suffolk
Marc T. Lombardo 22nd Middlesex
Joseph D. McKenna 18th Worcester
James M. Kelcourse 1st Essex
Mike Connolly 26th Middlesex
Mary S. Keefe 15th Worcester
Chynah Tyler 7th Suffolk
Barry R. Finegold Second Essex and Middlesex
Denise Provost 27th Middlesex
Bud L. Williams 11th Hampden
Michelle M. DuBois 10th Plymouth
Anne M. Gobi Worcester, Hampden, Hampshire and Middlesex
Stephan Hay 3rd Worcester
Diana DiZoglio First Essex
Louis L. Kafka 8th Norfolk
Gerard J. Cassidy 9th Plymouth
Jonathan D. Zlotnik 2nd Worcester
Dean A. Tran Worcester and Middlesex
Jonathan Hecht 29th Middlesex
Susannah M. Whipps 2nd Franklin
Steven S. Howitt 4th Bristol
David M. Nangle 17th Middlesex
Paul Brodeur 32nd Middlesex
Kimberly N. Ferguson 1st Worcester
Colleen M. Garry 36th Middlesex
Sean Garballey 23rd Middlesex
Carole A. Fiola 6th Bristol
F. Jay Barrows 1st Bristol
Elizabeth A. Malia 11th Suffolk

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