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The 191st General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Joint Committee on Health Care Financing

Senate Contact

24 Beacon St. 
Room 413-D
Boston, MA 02133
Phone:
(617) 722-1432

House Contact

24 Beacon St. 
Room 236
Boston, MA 02133
Phone:
(617) 722-2430

Follow In My Legislature Bill No. Bill Title Sponsor Arrived Hearing Schedule
S.28  An Act allowing spouses to serve as caregivers Comerford, Joanne M. (SEN) 7/31/2019
S.50  An Act relative to personal care attendant services Humason, Donald F., Jr. (SEN) 7/31/2019
S.73  An Act to increase the safety of individuals with disabilities relying on life-support equipment O'Connor, Patrick M. (SEN) 6/6/2019
S.105  An Act providing for provisional licensure for speech-language pathologists Brady, Michael D. (SEN) 9/9/2019
S.117  An Act relative to speech language pathologists Collins, Nick (SEN) 6/27/2019
H.128  An Act to support equal access to community care for elders and the disabled Higgins, Natalie M. (HOU) 6/3/2019
H.167  An Act relative to same day drug screens and tests Tucker, Paul F. (HOU) 6/3/2019 Scheduled for
7/9/2019 1:00 PM
H.175  An Act relative to parents acting as personal care attendants Velis, John C. (HOU) 8/1/2019
S.357  An Act increasing the personal needs allowance for residents of long term care facilities Jehlen, Patricia D. (SEN) 5/13/2019
S.360  Resolve to examine cost trends and financial performance among nursing facilities Jehlen, Patricia D. (SEN) 5/13/2019
S.361  An Act directing the administration to amend the Frail Elder Home and Community-Based Waiver to permit eligible older adults to choose to reside in Certified Assisted Living Residences Jehlen, Patricia D. (SEN) 5/30/2019
S.362  An Act relative to rest homes Jehlen, Patricia D. (SEN) 5/13/2019
S.363  An Act relative to small house nursing homes Jehlen, Patricia D. (SEN) 5/30/2019
S.372  An Act relative to reserving beds in nursing homes during certain leaves of absence Montigny, Mark C. (SEN) 5/13/2019
S.373  An Act to prevent patient abuse and death in nursing homes Montigny, Mark C. (SEN) 5/13/2019
H.615  An Act to preserve special needs trusts for disabled seniors Hogan, Kate (HOU) 7/30/2019
H.629  An Act relative to pharmaceutical pricing Straus, William M. (HOU) 4/4/2019 Scheduled for
4/11/2019 1:00 PM
S.660  An Act requiring the Office of Health Equity to examine health disparities including disability status and gender in five years Barrett, Michael J. (SEN) 2/28/2019 Scheduled for
7/16/2019 10:30 AM
S.661  An Act relative to MassHealth rates Brady, Michael D. (SEN) 2/28/2019 Scheduled for
5/7/2019 10:30 AM
S.662  An Act to cap liability related to hospital financial penalties Brady, Michael D. (SEN) 2/28/2019 Scheduled for
5/7/2019 10:30 AM
S.663  An Act to protect MassHealth applicants facing undue hardship Chandler, Harriette L. (SEN) 2/28/2019 Scheduled for
7/9/2019 1:00 PM
S.664  An Act relative to the primary care workforce development and loan repayment grant program at community health centers Chang-Diaz, Sonia (SEN) 2/28/2019 Scheduled for
5/7/2019 10:30 AM
S.666  An Act administering national standards to Medicaid medical necessity reviews Collins, Nick (SEN) 2/28/2019 Scheduled for
7/16/2019 10:30 AM
S.667  An Act improving access to dental care in the Commonwealth Comerford, Joanne M. (SEN) 2/28/2019 Scheduled for
5/7/2019 10:30 AM
S.668  An Act supporting equal access to community care for elders and the disabled Comerford, Joanne M. (SEN) 2/28/2019 Scheduled for
7/9/2019 1:00 PM