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Joint Committee onHealth Care Financing

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Room 416A
State House
Boston, MA 02133 
Tel:(617) 722-1660
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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
H.2445  An Act relative to contributory health insurance in the town of Mattapoisett  William M. Straus   Favorable 
H.3548  An Act relative to Pharmacy Practice in the Commonwealth  Joint Committee on Public Health   Favorable with Amendment 
H.1872  An Act relative to health insurance for elected officials in the town of Harwich  Sarah K. Peake
Daniel A. Wolf  
Favorable 
H.3528  An Act relative to safe and supportive schools  Joint Committee on Education   Discharge to Another Committee 
Bill Num. Title Sponsor Arrived Hearing Schedule
H.1021  An Act relative to transfers of assets by MassHealth members  John V. Fernandes 
Katherine M. Clark  
1/22/2013  Scheduled For 7/30/2013 11:00:00 AM  
H.1054  An Act relative to equitable dental reimbursement rates for services provided to publicly aided patients  John W. Scibak    1/22/2013  Scheduled For 4/30/2013 1:00:00 PM  
H.1055  An Act Relative to the oral health workforce  John W. Scibak    1/22/2013  Scheduled For 4/30/2013 1:00:00 PM  
H.1024  An Act to encourage quality reviews and reduce costs in health care  William C. Galvin    1/22/2013  Scheduled For 5/29/2013 11:00:00 AM  
H.1018  An Act improving access to coverage for Medicaid beneficiaries  Paul J. Donato    1/22/2013  Scheduled For 7/30/2013 11:00:00 AM  
H.1019  An Act making greater use of managed care in Medicaid  Paul J. Donato    1/22/2013  Scheduled For 7/30/2013 11:00:00 AM  
H.1020  An Act relating to equitable provider reimbursement  Paul J. Donato    1/22/2013  Scheduled For 7/30/2013 11:00:00 AM  
H.1004  An Act relative to controlling health care costs in the Commonwealth  Carlo Basile    1/22/2013  Scheduled For 10/8/2013 10:00:00 AM  
H.1056  An Act relative to the Health Care Security Trust Board of Trustees   John W. Scibak    1/22/2013  Scheduled For 10/8/2013 10:00:00 AM  
H.1046  An Act to ensure transparency in executive compensation at private sector human service agencies  James J. O'Day    1/22/2013  Scheduled For 7/30/2013 11:00:00 AM  
H.1049  An Act eliminating age discrimination in the MassHealth Program  Denise Provost    1/22/2013  Scheduled For 6/25/2013 1:00:00 PM  
H.1043  An Act strengthening market impact review  David M. Nangle    1/22/2013  Scheduled For 11/12/2013 11:00:00 AM  
H.1035  An Act to provide improved Medicare for all  Jason Lewis    1/22/2013  Scheduled For 10/22/2013 1:00:00 PM  
H.1013  An Act relative to strengthening the determination of need process  Michael A. Costello    1/22/2013  Scheduled For 4/30/2013 1:00:00 PM  
H.1058  An Act relative to continuity of care for families enrolled in MassHealth  Ellen Story 
John Hart, Jr.  
1/22/2013  Scheduled For 7/30/2013 11:00:00 AM  
H.1044  An Act to set standards for AGO review of provider practices  David M. Nangle    1/22/2013  Scheduled For 11/12/2013 11:00:00 AM  
S.544  An Act improving access to coverage for medicaid beneficiaries  Michael O. Moore    1/22/2013  Scheduled For 7/30/2013 11:00:00 AM  
S.545  An Act relative to supplemental lines of insurance  Michael O. Moore    1/22/2013  Scheduled For 9/17/2013 11:00:00 AM  
S.546  An Act relative to transparency in hospital margins  Michael O. Moore    1/22/2013  Scheduled For 10/8/2013 10:00:00 AM  
S.547  An Act relative to equitable provider reimbursement  Michael O. Moore    1/22/2013  Scheduled For 7/30/2013 11:00:00 AM  
S.509  An Act to mandate health benefit coverage for certain tests for the early detection of cardiovascular disease  Cynthia S. Creem    1/22/2013  Scheduled For 9/17/2013 11:00:00 AM  
H.1052  An Act relative to prescription drugs  Tom Sannicandro    1/22/2013  Scheduled For 4/30/2013 1:00:00 PM  
S.571  An Act ensuring clinically appropriate peer review  James E. Timilty    1/22/2013  Scheduled For 9/17/2013 11:00:00 AM  
S.508  An Act to study disparities in health care resulting from changes in marital status.  Cynthia S. Creem    1/22/2013  Scheduled For 6/25/2013 1:00:00 PM  
H.1014  An Act to extend patient protections to recipients of MassHealth   Mark J. Cusack    1/22/2013  Scheduled For 7/30/2013 11:00:00 AM  
S.532  An act eliminating duplicative health insurance reporting requirements and assessments   Michael O. Moore    1/22/2013  Scheduled For 9/17/2013 11:00:00 AM  
S.548  An Act providing immediate relief to businesses on health care costs  Michael O. Moore    1/22/2013  Scheduled For 9/17/2013 11:00:00 AM  
S.564  An Act relative to spousal waiver for home and community-based services for physically disabled adults age 60 and under.  Karen E. Spilka    1/22/2013  Scheduled For 5/29/2013 11:00:00 AM  
S.499  An Act concerning Medicaid and accountable care  Gale D. Candaras    1/22/2013  Scheduled For 7/30/2013 11:00:00 AM  
S.501  An Act relative to equitable reimbursement rates for services provided to publicly assisted patients  Harriette L. Chandler    1/22/2013  Scheduled For 7/30/2013 11:00:00 AM  
H.1033  An Act relative to trauma informed services  Peter V. Kocot    1/22/2013  Scheduled For 5/29/2013 11:00:00 AM  
H.1045  An Act relative to eliminating fraud in the Mass Health medical assistance program  Shaunna O'Connell 
Russell E. Holmes  
1/22/2013  Scheduled For 7/30/2013 11:00:00 AM  
H.1037  An Act making strategic investments in the Commonwealth’s chronically distressed hospitals program  Brian R. Mannal    1/22/2013  Scheduled For 10/8/2013 10:00:00 AM  
H.1032  An Act relative to the composition of the citizens advisory committee for the former Northampton State Hospital  Peter V. Kocot    1/22/2013  Scheduled For 10/8/2013 10:00:00 AM  
H.1029  An Act relative to reserving beds in nursing homes for residents during certain leaves of absence  Kate Hogan    1/22/2013  Scheduled For 5/29/2013 11:00:00 AM  
H.1028  An Act relative to a certificate of need for home health agencies  Kate Hogan    1/22/2013  Scheduled For 4/30/2013 1:00:00 PM  
S.510  An Act relative to insurance companies and quality measures.  Cynthia S. Creem    1/22/2013  Scheduled For 9/17/2013 11:00:00 AM  
S.560  An Act relative to requiring premium impact statements  Michael J. Rodrigues    1/22/2013  Scheduled For 9/17/2013 11:00:00 AM  
S.512  An Act relative to Commonwealth Care eligibility  Benjamin B. Downing    1/22/2013  Scheduled For 11/12/2013 11:00:00 AM  
H.1015  An Act relative to the base premium rate discount of selective and tiered network products  Mark J. Cusack    1/22/2013  Scheduled For 9/17/2013 11:00:00 AM  
S.513  An Act relative to student health insurance  Benjamin B. Downing    1/22/2013  Scheduled For 11/12/2013 11:00:00 AM  
H.1022  An Act relative to streamlining administrative procedures  Linda Dorcena Forry    1/22/2013  Scheduled For 9/17/2013 11:00:00 AM  
H.1016  An Act expanding the distressed hospital fund to the moral obligation bond program  Mark J. Cusack    1/22/2013  Scheduled For 10/8/2013 10:00:00 AM  
S.518  An Act to provide access to patient protection services for all Massachusetts citizens  Jennifer L. Flanagan    1/22/2013  Scheduled For 11/12/2013 11:00:00 AM  
H.1017  An Act expanding the moral bond program to nonprofit acute care hospitals  Mark J. Cusack    1/22/2013  Scheduled For 10/8/2013 10:00:00 AM  
H.1048  An Act to determine cost of mandates  George N. Peterson, Jr.    1/22/2013  Scheduled For 9/17/2013 11:00:00 AM  
H.1025  An Act regarding the SHINE health insurance counseling program   Denise C. Garlick 
Tricia Farley-Bouvier  
1/22/2013  Scheduled For 5/29/2013 11:00:00 AM  
S.503  An Act transfers of assets by MassHealth members  Katherine M. Clark    1/22/2013  Scheduled For 7/30/2013 11:00:00 AM  
H.1036  An Act amending Section 29 of Chapter 224 of the Acts of 2012  John J. Mahoney    1/22/2013  Scheduled For 11/12/2013 11:00:00 AM  
S.523  An Act to provide for the privacy of information submitted by hospital medical staff  Thomas P. Kennedy    1/22/2013  Scheduled For 11/12/2013 11:00:00 AM  
S.524  An Act establishing a hardship waiver for Medicaid beneficiaries  Thomas P. Kennedy    1/22/2013  Scheduled For 6/25/2013 1:00:00 PM  
H.1031  An Act providing for supportive living services for brain-injured individuals  Kay Khan    1/22/2013  Scheduled For 5/29/2013 11:00:00 AM  
S.558  An Act relative to transparency of rates  Anthony W. Petruccelli    1/22/2013  Scheduled For 6/25/2013 1:00:00 PM  
H.1008  An Act relative to patient safety  Christine E. Canavan    1/22/2013  Scheduled For 3/24/2014 11:00:00 AM  
S.519  An Act to provide equitable access to behavioral health for MassHealth consumers  Jennifer L. Flanagan    1/22/2013  Scheduled For 4/30/2013 1:00:00 PM  
S.504  An Act improving the children's medical security program and simplifying the administration process  Katherine M. Clark    1/22/2013  Scheduled For 6/25/2013 1:00:00 PM  
H.1047  An Act regarding the countable assets of medical assistance recipients  Alice Hanlon Peisch    1/22/2013  Scheduled For 7/30/2013 11:00:00 AM  
S.563  An Act relative to health insurance penalties  Richard J. Ross    1/22/2013  Scheduled For 11/12/2013 11:00:00 AM  
H.1053  An Act to ensure effective health care cost control  Tom Sannicandro    1/22/2013  Scheduled For 10/22/2013 1:00:00 PM  
H.1034  An Act relative to administering national standards to Medicaid medical necessity reviews  Stephen Kulik    1/22/2013  Scheduled For 7/30/2013 11:00:00 AM  
S.556  An Act relative to the spinal cord injury trust fund  Marc R. Pacheco    1/22/2013  Scheduled For 5/29/2013 11:00:00 AM  
S.557  An Act relative to patient safety  Marc R. Pacheco    1/22/2013  Scheduled For 3/24/2014 11:00:00 AM  
S.528  An Act relative to adult foster care rate adjustment  Thomas M. McGee    1/22/2013  Scheduled For 6/25/2013 1:00:00 PM  
H.1026  An Act relative to MassHealth providing medically necessary treatments for members diagnosed with autism   Danielle W. Gregoire    1/22/2013  Scheduled For 6/25/2013 1:00:00 PM  
H.1009  An Act relative to review of adult foster care services  Tackey Chan    1/22/2013  Scheduled For 6/25/2013 1:00:00 PM  
S.525  An Act relative to personal responsibility in funding long term care  Thomas P. Kennedy    1/22/2013  Scheduled For 7/30/2013 11:00:00 AM  
S.526  An Act providing financial relief to long term care facilitiesrequired to obtain criminal offender record informationfor potential employees  Thomas P. Kennedy    1/22/2013  Scheduled For 10/8/2013 10:00:00 AM  
H.1030  An Act relative to establishing a commission to study ER copayments  Bradley H. Jones, Jr.    1/22/2013  Scheduled For 10/8/2013 10:00:00 AM  
H.1051  An Act preventing unnecessary medical debt  Jeffrey Sánchez    1/22/2013  Scheduled For 5/29/2013 11:00:00 AM  
H.1005  An Act relative to nursing home liability insurance  Garrett J. Bradley    1/22/2013  Scheduled For 9/17/2013 11:00:00 AM  
S.572  An Act to ensure effective health care cost control  Daniel A. Wolf    1/22/2013  Scheduled For 10/22/2013 1:00:00 PM  
S.521  An act providing an alternative to institutional care  Patricia D. Jehlen    1/22/2013  Scheduled For 6/25/2013 1:00:00 PM  
S.511  An Act relative to pediatric nursing care facilities  Kenneth J. Donnelly    1/22/2013  Scheduled For 10/8/2013 10:00:00 AM  
S.506  An Act expanding the determination of need threshold  Katherine M. Clark    1/22/2013  Scheduled For 4/30/2013 1:00:00 PM  
H.1059  An Act relative to health center infrastructure and capacity building fund  Martin J. Walsh    1/22/2013  Scheduled For 10/8/2013 10:00:00 AM  
S.522  An Act eliminating age discrimination in the MassHealth program.  Patricia D. Jehlen    1/22/2013  Scheduled For 6/25/2013 1:00:00 PM  
S.505  An Act relative to parity in assessments by the health care safety net fund  Katherine M. Clark    1/22/2013  Scheduled For 4/30/2013 1:00:00 PM  
H.1012  An Act to benefit the health safety net trust fund  Nick Collins    1/22/2013  Scheduled For 4/30/2013 1:00:00 PM  
S.565  An Act to address inequities in MassHealth readmission penalties  Karen E. Spilka    1/22/2013  Scheduled For 7/30/2013 11:00:00 AM  
H.1042  An Act ensuring clinically appropriate peer review  James M. Murphy    1/22/2013  Scheduled For 9/17/2013 11:00:00 AM  
H.1010  An Act to direct contracting of risk bearing provider organization with certain state agencies  Tackey Chan    1/22/2013  Scheduled For 11/12/2013 11:00:00 AM  
H.1038  An Act providing health care coverage for mandibular advancement splints  Paul W. Mark    1/22/2013  Scheduled For 9/17/2013 11:00:00 AM  
H.1039  An Act changing the definition of countable-income for MassHealth  Paul W. Mark    1/22/2013  Scheduled For 7/30/2013 11:00:00 AM  
H.1060  An Act relative to MassHealth readmission payments  Steven M. Walsh    1/22/2013  Scheduled For 7/30/2013 11:00:00 AM  
S.530  An Act Relative to Full Application of Telemedicine Coverage  Mark C. Montigny    1/22/2013  Scheduled For 11/12/2013 11:00:00 AM  
S.514  An Act establishing a public health insurance option  James B. Eldridge    1/22/2013  Scheduled For 10/22/2013 1:00:00 PM  
S.529  An Act relative to coverage for chronic illness.  Mark C. Montigny    1/22/2013  Scheduled For 9/17/2013 11:00:00 AM  
S.531  An Act to benefit the Health Safety Net Trust Fund  Mark C. Montigny    1/22/2013  Scheduled For 4/30/2013 1:00:00 PM  
S.515  An Act establishing Medicare for all in Massachusetts  James B. Eldridge    1/22/2013  Scheduled For 10/22/2013 1:00:00 PM  
S.516  An Act regarding the countable assets of medical assistance recipients   James B. Eldridge    1/22/2013  Scheduled For 7/30/2013 11:00:00 AM  
S.517  An Act to preserve eligibility for PACE program and certain waivered participants  James B. Eldridge    1/22/2013  Scheduled For 6/25/2013 1:00:00 PM  
H.1001  An Act relative to direct contracting  Bruce J. Ayers    1/22/2013  Scheduled For 11/12/2013 11:00:00 AM  
S.566  An Act to address the lack of sex-specific data in Massachusetts  Karen E. Spilka    1/22/2013  Scheduled For 11/12/2013 11:00:00 AM  
H.1023  An Act to protect health care reform funding  Linda Dorcena Forry    1/22/2013  Scheduled For 10/8/2013 10:00:00 AM  
H.1040  An Act relative to prohibition on public-private cost shift   Aaron Michlewitz    1/22/2013  Scheduled For 10/8/2013 10:00:00 AM  
H.1041  An Act to promote affordable health care  Aaron Michlewitz    1/22/2013  Scheduled For 9/17/2013 11:00:00 AM  
S.533  An Act establishing health care criteria for performance excellence  Richard T. Moore    1/22/2013  Scheduled For 11/12/2013 11:00:00 AM  
S.538  An Act relative to the provider’s council   Richard T. Moore    1/22/2013  Scheduled For 10/8/2013 10:00:00 AM  
S.562  An Act relative to direct contracting  Michael J. Rodrigues    1/22/2013  Scheduled For 11/12/2013 11:00:00 AM  
S.535  An Act reforming the administration of health care  Richard T. Moore    1/22/2013  Scheduled For 4/30/2013 1:00:00 PM  
S.539  An Act requiring MassHealth to provide an explanation of benefits to beneficiaries  Richard T. Moore    1/22/2013  Scheduled For 6/25/2013 1:00:00 PM  
S.567  An Act establishing a healthcare insurance premium payment pool for working families   Bruce E. Tarr    1/22/2013  Scheduled For 9/17/2013 11:00:00 AM  
S.536  An Act relative to eligibility for coverage  Richard T. Moore    1/22/2013  Scheduled For 9/17/2013 11:00:00 AM  
S.537  An Act relative to MassHealth enrollment for persons leaving correctional facilities  Richard T. Moore    1/22/2013  Scheduled For 7/30/2013 11:00:00 AM  
S.568  An Act to strengthen the management of the health care connector  Bruce E. Tarr    1/22/2013  Scheduled For 11/12/2013 11:00:00 AM  
S.553  An Act to increase health insurer transparency  Richard T. Moore    1/22/2013  Scheduled For 9/17/2013 11:00:00 AM  
S.552  An Act extending protections to MassHealth recipients  Richard T. Moore    1/22/2013  Scheduled For 7/30/2013 11:00:00 AM  
S.554  An Act to protect health care reform funding  Richard T. Moore    1/22/2013  Scheduled For 10/8/2013 10:00:00 AM  
S.555  An Act to reduce health care fraud, waste and abuse  Richard T. Moore    1/22/2013  Scheduled For 10/8/2013 10:00:00 AM  
S.540  An Act requiring reimbursement for the costs of providing competent interpreter services  Richard T. Moore    1/22/2013  Scheduled For 9/17/2013 11:00:00 AM  
S.541  An Act requiring the Division of Medical Assistance to provide adequate rates  Richard T. Moore    1/22/2013  Scheduled For 7/30/2013 11:00:00 AM  
S.542  An Act to define the use of observation services  Richard T. Moore    1/22/2013  Scheduled For 9/17/2013 11:00:00 AM  
S.543  An Act to ensure the privacy of patient prescription records  Richard T. Moore    1/22/2013  Scheduled For 11/12/2013 11:00:00 AM  
S.520  An Act relative to indexing provider growth by health care providers  John Hart, Jr.    1/22/2013  Scheduled For 11/12/2013 11:00:00 AM  
S.549  An Act to promote electronic transmission of health care transactions  Richard T. Moore    1/22/2013  Scheduled For 11/12/2013 11:00:00 AM  
S.569  An Act relative to mandatory prescription drug coverage  Bruce E. Tarr    1/22/2013  Scheduled For 4/30/2013 1:00:00 PM  
S.550  An Act to provide for tobacco cessation benefits  Richard T. Moore    1/22/2013  Scheduled For 11/12/2013 11:00:00 AM  
S.551  An Act to require equitable payment from the Commonwealth  Richard T. Moore    1/22/2013  Scheduled For 7/30/2013 11:00:00 AM  
S.561  An Act relative to the establishment of rates of payment to medical providers for workers’ compensation  Michael J. Rodrigues    1/22/2013  Scheduled For 10/8/2013 10:00:00 AM  
S.500  An Act to establish a primary care development fund.  Gale D. Candaras    1/22/2013  Scheduled For 10/8/2013 10:00:00 AM  
S.507  An Act strengthening market impact review  Katherine M. Clark    1/22/2013  Scheduled For 11/12/2013 11:00:00 AM  
S.570  An Act relative to mandated benefits  Bruce E. Tarr    1/22/2013  Scheduled For 9/17/2013 11:00:00 AM  
H.1003  An Act to control health care costs for individuals and small business in the Commonwealth  Carlo Basile    1/22/2013  Scheduled For 9/17/2013 11:00:00 AM  
H.1007  An Act relative to pediatric home care services  Michael D. Brady 
Michael O. Moore  
1/22/2013  Scheduled For 7/30/2013 11:00:00 AM  
H.1057  An Act to mitigate co-payment rates pursuant to care provided by physician assistants and nurse practitioners  Theodore C. Speliotis    1/22/2013  Scheduled For 9/17/2013 11:00:00 AM  
H.1011  An Act to reduce liability of acute hospitals to Health Safety Net Trust Fund  Tackey Chan    1/22/2013  Scheduled For 4/30/2013 1:00:00 PM  
H.3346  An Act relative to parity of treatment with substance abuse  Thomas A. Golden, Jr.    1/22/2013  Scheduled For 11/12/2013 11:00:00 AM  
S.1187  An Act requiring health care employers to develop and implement programs to prevent workplace violence  James E. Timilty    4/9/2013   
S.903  An Act relative to juvenile mental health.  Gale D. Candaras    6/20/2013   
S.292  An Act promoting equal choice and related cost savings  Patricia D. Jehlen    6/24/2013   
H.544  An Act to assist families caring for elders  Kay Khan    6/24/2013   
H.541  An Act to establish an Alzheimer's state plan commission  Cheryl A. Coakley-Rivera    6/24/2013   
H.1816  An Act to provide services for medically ill and mentally ill persons  Angelo M. Scaccia    6/24/2013   
H.1815  An Act to require equitable payment from the Commonwealth  Angelo M. Scaccia    6/24/2013   
H.1812  An Act relative to providing appropriate medical care for persons in mental health facilities  Angelo M. Scaccia    6/24/2013   
H.1811  An Act relative to services for persons with mental illness who are living with older family members or primary caretakers  Angelo M. Scaccia    6/24/2013   
H.1810  An Act relative to the treatment of prisoners.  Byron Rushing    6/24/2013   
H.1798  An Act relative to mental health and substance abuse clinics  Elizabeth A. Malia    6/24/2013   
H.1797  An Act providing equitable access to behavioral health services for MassHealth consumers  Elizabeth A. Malia    6/24/2013   
H.1791  An Act relative to juvenile mental health  Kay Khan    6/24/2013   
H.1784  An Act regarding proportional payments of the Massachusetts Child Psychiatry Access Project  Ruth B. Balser    6/24/2013   
H.1783  An Act to promote efficient access to mental health services   Ruth B. Balser    6/24/2013   
H.862  An Act relative to the use and payment of ambulance services.  James M. Cantwell    7/9/2013   
H.884  An Act relative to aggregation of insurance rating factors  Michael A. Costello    7/9/2013   
H.1808  An Act to improve access to the services of educational psychologists  John H. Rogers    7/11/2013   
S.1817  An Act relative to prescription drug adverse event reporting  Joint Committee on Public Health    7/15/2013   
H.1902  An Act relative to needlestick injury prevention in public health facilities and settings  Christine E. Canavan    7/22/2013   
H.2085  An Act relative to the establishment of a commission to modernize HIV/AIDS Prevention and treatment  Carl M. Sciortino, Jr.    7/22/2013   
H.2021  An Act providing for a viral hepatitis prevention, screening, treatment and education program  Jason Lewis    7/25/2013   
H.2072  An Act to improving access to eye and vision care in rural and underserved areas of the commonwealth  Jeffrey Sánchez    7/25/2013   
H.2073  An Act relative to the hemophilia advisory committee  Jeffrey Sánchez    7/25/2013   
H.2074  An Act banning the sale of cigars in packages of less than five  Tom Sannicandro    7/25/2013   
H.2078  An Act relative to the Massachusetts Alzheimer’s project.  John W. Scibak    7/25/2013   
H.1879  An Act relative to coverage of medical emergency communication costs  Cleon H. Turner    7/25/2013   
H.1971  An Act regulating newborn pulse oximetry screening for congenital heart defects  Denise C. Garlick    7/25/2013   
S.1846  An Act to establish a task force relative to the Commonwealth's direct-care workforce  Joint Committee on Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities    8/9/2013   
S.23  An Act to provide personal care attendant orientation   Gale D. Candaras    8/9/2013   
S.22  An Act relative to creating a loan repayment program for direct care human service workers  Gale D. Candaras    8/9/2013   
H.79  An Act establishing paid family leave.  Antonio F. D. Cabral    8/12/2013   
H.3634  An Act establishing a birth-related neurological injury compensation program in the commonwealth  Steven M. Walsh    8/21/2013  Scheduled For 11/12/2013 11:00:00 AM  
S.289  An Act regarding the SHINE health insurance counseling program   Katherine M. Clark    9/20/2013   
S.290  An Act relative to protecting the health and safety of elders with hoarding disorder  Patricia D. Jehlen    9/20/2013   
S.291  An Act to increase the personal needs allowance for residents of long term care facilities  Patricia D. Jehlen    9/20/2013   
S.303  An Act relative to psychotropic medications  Kathleen O'Connor Ives    9/20/2013   
S.918  An Act relative to the discharge of persons incompetent to stand trial  John F. Keenan    9/26/2013   
H.1787  An Act to increase mental health facilities for women in the Commonwealth  Linda Dorcena Forry    9/26/2013   
H.1789  An Act relative to mental health services in Massachusetts correctional institutions, houses of correction and jails  Kay Khan    9/26/2013   
H.1799  An Act to protect children's mental health services  Elizabeth A. Malia 
Jennifer L. Flanagan  
9/26/2013   
H.1800  An Act relative to substance abuse treatment  Elizabeth A. Malia    9/26/2013   
H.1809  An Act increasing public safety by increasing access to addiction treatment  Byron Rushing    9/26/2013   
H.1818  An Act relative to Medicaid spending  Martin J. Walsh    9/26/2013   
H.3665  An Act relative to behavioral health managed care organizations   Joint Committee on Mental Health and Substance Abuse    9/26/2013   
S.920  An Act to improve access to child and adolescent mental health services  Richard T. Moore    9/26/2013   
S.994  An Act relative to management of early childhood caries  Harriette L. Chandler    10/3/2013   
S.1069  An Act relative to robotic surgery in the Commonwealth  Richard T. Moore    10/3/2013   
S.1049  An Act requiring automated external defibrillators in schools  Mark C. Montigny    10/3/2013   
S.995  An Act authorizing certain pharmacy interns to administer immunizations  Harriette L. Chandler    10/3/2013   
H.120  An Act requiring child and parent involvement in permanency and placement planning  Kay Khan    10/9/2013   
H.1918  An Act relative to a lung cancer research fund  Thomas P. Conroy    10/10/2013   
H.1991  An Act relative to comporting state laws with Department of Defense rules on the disposition of service members' remains  Bradley H. Jones, Jr.    10/10/2013   
H.2050  An Act to eliminate antiquated hospital bed de-licensure rules  William Smitty Pignatelli    10/10/2013   
H.2066  An Act relative to improving asthma in schools  David M. Rogers 
Jonathan Hecht  
10/10/2013   
H.2068  An Act relative to lead abatement  Jeffrey Sánchez    10/10/2013   
H.3715  An Act to permit the Department of Developmental Services provide services to adults with developmental disabilities  Joint Committee on Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities    10/22/2013   
H.3716  An Act regarding spouses as caregivers  Joint Committee on Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities    10/22/2013   
H.3726  An Act modernizing tobacco control and protecting the health of minors  Joint Committee on Public Health    10/30/2013   
H.77  An Act establishing an integrated confidential data system among state agencies to track diagnosis, treatment, services and outcome of individuals with autism   Garrett J. Bradley    11/4/2013   
H.3761  An Act relative to vehicles of home care clinicians  Joint Committee on Municipalities and Regional Government    11/14/2013   
H.1752  An Act relative to prevailing wages  Harold P. Naughton, Jr.    11/18/2013   
H.1903  An Act providing for direct care for dialysis patients  Christine E. Canavan 
Garrett J. Bradley  
11/22/2013   
H.1938  An Act relative to the registration of podiatrists  Paul J. Donato    11/22/2013   
H.1969  An Act relating to safe patient handling in certain health facilities  Denise C. Garlick    11/22/2013   
H.1982  An Act clarifying participation in athletic safety programs  Patricia A. Haddad    11/22/2013   
H.1983  An Act relative to physician assistants and interscholastic athletic head injuries  Patricia A. Haddad    11/22/2013   
H.1984  An Act to protect little lungs  Paul R. Heroux    11/22/2013   
H.2007  An Act relative to foods containing artificial trans fat  Kay Khan    11/22/2013   
H.1795  An Act regarding mental health services for families and children engaged in services  Kay Khan    11/25/2013   
H.1801  An Act creating a community hospital in-patient psychiatric relief program (“chipp”)  Brian R. Mannal    11/25/2013   
H.1817  An Act Creating a special commission on applied behavior analysis  John W. Scibak    11/25/2013   
S.921  An Act relative to the civil commitment for alcoholism or substance abuse at certain facilities  Karen E. Spilka    11/25/2013   
S.916  An Act relative to the drug Salvinorin  Brian A. Joyce    11/25/2013   
S.915  An Act relative to the definition of methylenedioxy methamphetamine  Brian A. Joyce    11/25/2013   
S.914  An Act relative to updating the drug Class A schedule  Brian A. Joyce    11/25/2013   
S.1933  An Act relative to baseline concussion testing for student athletes  Joint Committee on Public Health    12/2/2013   
S.1932  An Act prohibiting clinical laboratory self-referrals  Joint Committee on Public Health    12/2/2013   
S.1931  An Act to protect children and families from harmful flame retardants  Joint Committee on Public Health    12/2/2013   
S.1832  An Act relative to the practice of athletic training  Michael F. Rush    12/2/2013   
S.1934  An Act relative to updating the definition of cocaine  Joint Committee on Mental Health and Substance Abuse    12/2/2013   
H.3804  An Act regarding rights of persons receiving services from program or facilities of the Department of Mental Health  Joint Committee on Mental Health and Substance Abuse    12/2/2013   
H.75  An Act establishing a pilot program for adults with Asperger syndrome and autism  Garrett J. Bradley    12/5/2013   
H.76  An Act to provide equal access to medical treatments essential for children with autism  Garrett J. Bradley    12/5/2013   
S.43  An Act providing for insurance coverage for vision screening for children  Thomas P. Kennedy    12/5/2013   
H.846  An Act relative to physical therapy  Carlo Basile    12/12/2013   
H.933  An Act relative to access to health insurance for human service providers and their employees  Kay Khan    12/12/2013   
H.3843  An Act patient safety act  NONE    1/14/2014  Scheduled For 3/24/2014 11:00:00 AM  
H.3844  An Act to limit excessive hospital operating margins and CEO compensation through greater financial transparency  NONE    1/14/2014  Scheduled For 3/24/2014 11:00:00 AM  
S.349  An Act to promote healthy communities and the environment  Sonia Chang-Diaz    1/23/2014   
H.1788  An Act relative to creating a difficult to manage unit within the Department of Mental Health  Patricia A. Haddad    2/10/2014   
H.1790  An Act relative to the civil commitment of women for alcoholism and substance abuse to MCI Framingham  Kay Khan    2/10/2014   
H.1813  An Act relative to the civil commitment of mentally ill persons to Bridgewater State Hospital   Angelo M. Scaccia    2/10/2014   
H.95  An Act to provide low interest loans to families with a child suffering from a terminal illness  Paul K. Frost    2/24/2014   
H.147  An Act ensuring equal access to services for all residents of the Commonwealth  Byron Rushing    2/24/2014   
H.160  An Act to establish an office of youth development  Benjamin Swan    2/24/2014   
H.539  An Act providing for Alzheimer's and related disorders education and training for employees of assisted-living facilities  Christine E. Canavan 
Garrett J. Bradley  
2/24/2014   
H.555  An Act regarding residential habilitation  Theodore C. Speliotis    2/24/2014   
H.3907  An Act relative to abusive practices to change sexual orientation and gender identity in minors   Joint Committee on Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities    2/24/2014   
S.307  An Act to create a statewide assisted living facility master plan.  Bruce E. Tarr    2/25/2014   
S.302  An Act relative to adult family homes  Richard T. Moore    2/25/2014   
S.294  An Act establishing an advisory committee on residential care facilities  Patricia D. Jehlen    2/25/2014   
S.293  An act promoting the development of small house nursing homes in Massachusetts  Patricia D. Jehlen    2/25/2014   
S.287  An Act to standardize the regulation of skilled nursing facilities  Harriette L. Chandler    2/25/2014   
S.2017  An Act relative to reserving beds in nursing homes during certain leaves of absence  Joint Committee on Elder Affairs    2/27/2014   
S.57  An Act increasing the personal care allowance for long term care residents  Mark C. Montigny    2/27/2014   
S.1959  An Act ensuring parity for mental health and substance abuse treatment  Brian A. Joyce    3/13/2014   
H.2174  An Act relative to the Massachusetts emergency information program  Harold P. Naughton, Jr.    3/17/2014   
H.3595  An Act providing a homeless bill of rights  William Smitty Pignatelli    3/20/2014   
S.1109  An Act relative to the pronouncement of death in a rest home.  Daniel A. Wolf    3/24/2014   
S.1100  An Act to reduce the risks associated with allergic reactions  Karen E. Spilka    3/24/2014   
S.1062  An Act relative to cimex lectularius   Richard T. Moore    3/24/2014   
S.986  An Act to protect patients from breakthrough seizures  William N. Brownsberger    3/24/2014   
S.988  An Act relative to infectious disease control.  Gale D. Candaras    3/24/2014   
S.993  An Act relative to the health care work force center  Harriette L. Chandler    3/24/2014   
S.998  An Act establishing an advanced dental hygiene practitioner level of practice  Harriette L. Chandler    3/24/2014   
S.1020  An Act relative to maternity patient rights  Jennifer L. Flanagan    3/24/2014   
S.1032  An Act relative to the in-office sales of medical devices and products  John F. Keenan    3/24/2014   
H.369  An Act relative to the sterilization of musical instruments in schools.  Paul J. Donato    3/24/2014   
H.1889  An Act regulating body art  Bruce J. Ayers    3/24/2014   
H.1900  An Act to increase current medical providers' knowledge about autism in order to improve the treatment individuals with autism receive in medical settings  Garrett J. Bradley    3/24/2014   
H.1914  An Act promoting radon testing  Cheryl A. Coakley-Rivera    3/24/2014   
H.1939  An Act relative to the access of epinephrine in schools  Peter J. Durant    3/24/2014   
H.1944  An Act relative to the public health effects of hazardous air pollutants   Lori A. Ehrlich    3/24/2014   
H.1949  An Act to allow a sixty-day bulk purchase of prostate cancer medication  John V. Fernandes 
Richard T. Moore  
3/24/2014   
H.1954  An Act to establish a lupus erythematosus study and registry  Gloria L. Fox    3/24/2014   
H.1959  An act relative to patient access to information regarding breast reconstructive surgery  William C. Galvin    3/24/2014   
H.1966  An Act restricting the sale of tobacco products at health care institutions  Sean Garballey 
Michael Barrett  
3/24/2014   
H.1986  An Act providing equitable treatment for post-acute care hospitals  Kevin G. Honan    3/24/2014   
H.1993  An Act relative to the definition of a pharmacy  Louis L. Kafka    3/24/2014   
H.2027  An Act relative to the health care of minors  Elizabeth A. Malia    3/24/2014   
H.2028  An Act providing access to patient protection services for all Massachusetts residents  Elizabeth A. Malia    3/24/2014   
H.2033  An Act relative to safe disposal of prescription drugs  James R. Miceli    3/24/2014   
H.2044  An Act relative to death benefit claims  James J. O'Day    3/24/2014   
H.2048  Resolve to establish a commission to study the health impacts from wind turbines to protect the health of the citizens of the commonwealth  Sarah K. Peake    3/24/2014   
H.2060  An Act recognizing pharmacists as healthcare providers  Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr.    3/24/2014   
H.2063  An Act relative to firefighters  Kathi-Anne Reinstein    3/24/2014   
H.2080  An Act relative to dentistry licensure examinations  John W. Scibak    3/24/2014   
H.2083  An Act regarding MassHealth applications  Carl M. Sciortino, Jr.    3/24/2014   
H.2100  An Act amending the children’s medical security plan  Cleon H. Turner    3/24/2014   
H.2108  An Act relative to school-located influenza vaccination programs  Martin J. Walsh    3/24/2014   
H.3360  An Act relative to denture construction safety  Chris Walsh    3/24/2014   
H.3889  An Act relative to postpartum depression screening  Ellen Story    3/24/2014   
H.542  An Act relative to the calculation of income for spouses of nursing home residents.  John V. Fernandes    4/14/2014   
H.548  An Act relative to promoting innovation in eldercare services  Ronald Mariano    4/14/2014   

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