Joint Committee onHealth Care Financing

Committee Contact Info

Senate Information
Room 309
State House
Boston, MA 02133 
Tel:(617) 722-1660
House Information
Room 236
State House
Boston, MA 02133 
Tel:(617) 722-2430
It shall be the duty of the committee on Health Care Financing to consider all matters concerning the direct funding of health care programs and any other Medicaid or public health assistance matters, fiscal matters relating to health care policy, Medicaid, MassHealth, the Uncompensated Care Pool and such other matters as may be referred.
Bill Num. Title Sponsor Report Type
Bill Num. Title Sponsor Arrived Hearing Schedule
S.1196  An Act relative to the Massachusetts Alzheimer's Project  Michael O. Moore    8/6/2015   
H.993  An Act relative to Health Policy Commission reviews of scope of practice proposals  Patricia A. Haddad    3/10/2015  Scheduled For 9/22/2015 11:00:00 AM  
H.2203  An Act relative to health insurance for surviving spouses  Garrett J. Bradley    4/13/2016   
S.634  An Act to address the lack of sex-specific data in Massachusetts  Karen E. Spilka    4/15/2015  Scheduled For 6/3/2015 11:00:00 AM  
S.102  An Act ensuring healthcare coverage for youth who have aged-out of the Department of Children and Families  Karen E. Spilka    1/14/2016   
S.617  An Act Relative to Full Application of Telemedicine Coverage  Mark C. Montigny    4/15/2015  Scheduled For 10/13/2015 11:00:00 AM  
S.77  An Act establishing a task force relative to the Commonwealth's direct-care workforce  Patricia D. Jehlen    4/13/2016   
S.1191  An Act requiring automated external defibrillators in schools  Mark C. Montigny    2/18/2016   
H.989  An Act relative to Medicaid expansion  Denise C. Garlick    3/10/2015  Scheduled For 7/1/2015 11:00:00 AM  
S.1221  An Act creating an advance directives registry  Karen E. Spilka    3/21/2016   
S.205  An Act establishing the licensure of interpreters and oral transliterators for the deaf  James T. Welch    4/7/2016   
S.1207  An Act remove the restrictions on the licenses of nurse practitioners and certified registered nurse anesthetists as recommended by the Institute of Medicine and the Federal Trade Commission  Marc R. Pacheco    3/3/2016   
S.635  An Act regarding shared responsibility for funding of health care oversight agencies  Bruce E. Tarr    4/15/2015  Scheduled For 6/3/2015 11:00:00 AM  
S.1407  An Act relative to health insurance for surviving spouses  Marc R. Pacheco    3/28/2016   
H.1037  An Act to amend Section 3, Chapter 111M of the General Laws relative to Massachusetts residents living in a foreign country and health insurance penalties  Chris Walsh    3/10/2015  Scheduled For 10/13/2015 11:00:00 AM  
S.82  An Act providing for insurance coverage for vision screening for children  Thomas P. Kennedy    4/13/2016   
H.2104  An Act increasing awareness of suspected opiate overdose deaths  James M. Cantwell    4/28/2016   
S.1502  An Act providing access to full spectrum addiction treatment services  John F. Keenan    3/24/2016   
H.1018  An Act relative to health care cost transparency  David M. Nangle    3/10/2015  Scheduled For 10/13/2015 11:00:00 AM  
H.1687  An Act requiring health care employees to develop and implement programs to prevent workplace violence  Michael D. Brady    4/25/2016   
S.1444  An Act relative to retirement systems and pensions for correctional officers  James T. Welch    2/22/2016   
H.791  An Act relative to patient medication adherence  Jennifer E. Benson    4/21/2016   
S.1162  An Act relative to chronic care coordination  John F. Keenan    2/5/2016   
S.66  An Act improving the children's medical security program and simplifying the administration process  Sal N. DiDomenico    4/25/2016   
H.949  An Act making corrective amendments to Chapter 234 of the Acts of 2012 47CC  John W. Scibak    4/21/2016   
H.950  An Act amending Chapter 234 of the Acts of 2012  John W. Scibak    4/21/2016   
H.999  An Act relative to the Masshealth program  Kevin G. Honan    3/10/2015  Scheduled For 9/22/2015 11:00:00 AM  
H.1008  An Act relative to parity in assessments by the health care safety net fund  John J. Lawn, Jr.    3/10/2015  Scheduled For 6/3/2015 11:00:00 AM  
H.1007  An Act expanding the determination of need threshold  John J. Lawn, Jr.    3/10/2015  Scheduled For 6/3/2015 11:00:00 AM  
S.574  An Act relative to equitable health care pricing  Benjamin B. Downing    4/15/2015  Scheduled For 9/22/2015 11:00:00 AM  
S.1048  An Act to promote transparency and cost control of pharmaceutical drug prices  Mark C. Montigny    9/14/2015  Scheduled For 4/11/2016 11:00:00 AM  
H.267  An Act advancing and expanding access to telemedicine services  John W. Scibak    9/17/2015  Scheduled For 10/13/2015 11:00:00 AM  
H.1025  An Act preventing unnecessary medical debt  Jeffrey Sánchez    3/10/2015  Scheduled For 10/13/2015 11:00:00 AM  
S.619  An Act relative to transfer of assets by MassHealth members  Mark C. Montigny    4/15/2015  Scheduled For 7/1/2015 11:00:00 AM  
H.528  An Act relative to nursing facility care  James J. O'Day    4/4/2016   
H.1998  An Act relative to certified professional midwives  Kay Khan    2/29/2016   
H.1996  An Act to remove the restrictions on the licenses of NP's and CRNA's as recommended by the Institute of Medicine and the Federal Trade Commission  Kay Khan 
Paul J. Donato  
3/3/2016   
S.96  An Act relative to the well being of children  Kathleen O'Connor Ives    4/25/2016   
S.1326  An Act relative to emergency first responder notification  James E. Timilty    1/28/2016   
H.827  An Act relative to transparent health care data  Mark J. Cusack    4/21/2016   
H.923  An Act relative to pediatric plans of care  David M. Nangle    4/21/2016   
S.1134  An Act relative to enhancing sexual assault evidence kit collection  Cynthia S. Creem    2/5/2016   
S.598  An Act relative to hospital closures and health planning  John F. Keenan    4/15/2015  Scheduled For 6/3/2015 11:00:00 AM  
S.644  An Act further regulating hospitals  Bruce E. Tarr    4/15/2015  Scheduled For 6/3/2015 11:00:00 AM  
S.1928  An Act authorizing the board of directors of Metacomet Emergency Communications Center to accept chapter 32B of the General Laws  Richard J. Ross    3/28/2016   
S.2070  An Act regulating central service technicians  Joint Committee on Public Health    11/25/2015   
H.3931  An Act Massachusetts Fair Health Care Pricing Act  NONE    1/19/2016  Scheduled For 3/8/2016 11:00:00 AM  
S.2148  An Act establishing a board of registration in naturopathy  Joint Committee on Public Health    2/29/2016   
S.2187  An Act relative to cleanliness in restaurants and bars  Joint Committee on Public Health    3/21/2016   
S.2213  An Act to prevent death and disability from stroke  Joint Committee on Public Health    4/7/2016   
S.2212  An Act relative to safe application and removal of body art  Joint Committee on Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure    4/7/2016   
S.2252  An Act relative to the administration of diabetes medication  Joint Committee on Education    4/29/2016   
H.4202  An Act concerning the safety of autistic and alzheimer individuals  Joint Committee on Financial Services    4/13/2016   
H.4195  An Act relative to prescription eye drops  Joint Committee on Financial Services    4/25/2016   
H.4207  An Act to modernize municipal finance and government  Joint Committee on Public Service    4/14/2016   
H.4198  An Act relative to Lyme disease treatment coverage  Joint Committee on Financial Services    4/13/2016   
H.4205  An Act relative to the care and treatment of patients with mitochondrial disease  Joint Committee on Financial Services    4/13/2016   
S.2231  An Act relative to Lyme Disease treatment coverage  Joint Committee on Financial Services    4/21/2016   
H.4206  An Act relative to insurance coverage for craniofacial disorders  Joint Committee on Financial Services    4/13/2016   
S.2269  An Act to protect youth from the health risks of tobacco and nicotine addiction  NONE    5/2/2016