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The 193rd General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Joint Committee on Health Care Financing 192nd (2021 - 2022)

Date Time Topic Location Status Bills
3/25/2021 12:00 PM Please be advised that, pursuant to M.G.L. Chapter 6D § 9, the Joint Committee on Health Care Financing and the Health Policy Commission will meet jointly in a public oversight hearing to consider a potential adjustment of the health care cost growth benchmark for the average growth in total health care expenditures for calendar year 2022. The hearing will be held remotely and can be viewed by the public via the HPC’s YouTube channel here: The Health Policy Commission is the coordinating entity for this hearing. Please contact the Health Policy Commission at (617) 979-1400 with any questions Parties wishing to provide testimony during the hearing may sign up to do so by emailing All submissions must include the sender’s full name and address. Parties who are unable to submit electronic comments should mail submissions to Benjamin Thomas, Government Affairs Manager, 50 Milk Street, 8th Floor, Boston, MA 02109. All testimony and comments must be received by 5:00 PM on Friday, March 26, 2021. All written comments submitted to the HPC may be posted on the HPC’s website and released in response to a request for public records. Health Policy Commission Completed
4/27/2021 10:30 AM Joint Committee on Health Care Financing will convene in a virtual public hearing to receive testimony on the legislation pertaining to the following subject: Constitutional Amendment Proposals The public is invited to participate. Persons seeking to provide testimony must pre-register via this form: The DEADLINE to pre-register is 5:00 P.M. Friday, April 23. Once registered, you will receive further instructions on how to participate. Written testimony may also be submitted to the Joint Committee on Health Care Financing either through the pre-registration form or by E-mail to Virtual Hearing Completed
6/29/2021 11:00 AM Health System Contracting & Financing, Delivery System Planning & Oversight Virtual Hearing Completed
7/13/2021 11:00 AM Pharmaceutical Access, Cost & Transparency Virtual Hearing Completed
7/20/2021 11:00 AM Community Health Centers, Nursing Facilities, Home & Community Based Care, Related Services Virtual Hearing Completed
9/14/2021 11:00 AM Primary Care & Behavioral Health Care, Patient Care Coordination Virtual Hearing Completed
9/28/2021 11:00 AM MassHealth Administration, Eligibility, Rates Virtual Hearing Completed
10/19/2021 11:00 AM Health Profession Oversight & Practice Environment Virtual Hearing Completed
10/26/2021 11:00 AM Alternative Health Care Financing Models Virtual Hearing Completed
11/9/2021 11:00 AM Miscellaneous Matters Virtual Hearing Completed
3/16/2022 12:00 PM Joint Committee on Health Care Financing & Health Policy Commission Joint Public Hearing on a Potential Modification of the 2023 Health Care Cost Growth Benchmark Virtual Hearing Completed
3/21/2022 12:00 PM Late-Referred Matters Virtual Hearing Completed
4/11/2022 12:00 PM Late-Filed Matter - Senate Bill 2774 Virtual Hearing Completed