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
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.76  An Act relative to children in the care, protection, and custody of the Commonwealth  Nick Collins    5/9/2016   
H.1689  An Act relative to needle stick injuries suffered by first responders  Thomas J. Calter    5/9/2016   
H.2203  An Act relative to health insurance for surviving spouses  Garrett J. Bradley    4/13/2016   
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   
H.989  An Act relative to Medicaid expansion  Denise C. Garlick    3/10/2015  Scheduled For 7/1/2015 11:00:00 AM  
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   
H.124  An Act relative to creating a loan repayment program for direct care human service workers  Jeffrey N. Roy    5/5/2016   
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  
H.84  An Act to provide a pilot program for low interest loans to families with a child suffering from a terminal illness  Paul K. Frost    5/5/2016   
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.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.791  An Act relative to patient medication adherence  Jennifer E. Benson    4/21/2016   
H.3278  An Act establishing a commission to study post-traumatic stress disorder in law enforcement officers  Peter J. Durant    5/12/2016   
H.1432  An Act to establish an interagency child abuse and neglect prevention task force  Kay Khan    5/9/2016   
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  
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  
H.1381  An Act to collect data regarding the use of solitary confinement in Massachusetts prisons and jails  Russell E. Holmes    5/19/2016   
S.843  An Act relative to medical placement of terminal and incapacitated inmates  Patricia D. Jehlen    5/5/2016   
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   
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.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  
H.3931  An Act Massachusetts Fair Health Care Pricing Act  NONE    1/19/2016  Scheduled For 3/8/2016 11:00:00 AM  
H.4121  An Act establishing a pulmonary hypertension task force  Diana DiZoglio    5/19/2016   
S.2212  An Act relative to safe application and removal of body art  Joint Committee on Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure    4/7/2016   
H.4202  An Act concerning the safety of autistic and alzheimer individuals  Joint Committee on Financial Services    4/13/2016   
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   
H.4241  An Act to protect children, firefighters and families from harmful flame retardants  Joint Committee on Public Safety and Homeland Security    5/5/2016   
S.2269  An Act to protect youth from the health risks of tobacco and nicotine addiction  NONE    5/2/2016   
H.4310  An Act relative to synthetic drugs  Joint Committee on the Judiciary    5/19/2016   
H.4326  An Act relative to the cultivation of marijuana and marihuana  Joint Committee on Municipalities and Regional Government    5/19/2016   
H.4332  An Act concerning nondiscrimination in access to organ transplantation  Joint Committee on Public Health    5/25/2016   
S.2294  An Act relative to volunteer ambulance service  Joint Committee on Public Health    5/16/2016   
S.2302  An Act to protect children and families from harmful flame retardants  NONE    5/23/2016