Joint Committee onHealth Care Financing

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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
H.97  An Act relative to abusive practices to change sexual orientation and gender identity in minors  Kay Khan   Favorable 
H.98  An Act strengthening early support and education  Stephen Kulik   Favorable 
H.525  An Act relative to retroactive capital reimbursement for a certain nursing facility  John J. Mahoney   Favorable 
S.618  An Act relative to HIV-Associated lipodystrophy treatment  Mark C. Montigny   Favorable 
S.1993  An Act relative to protecting against the transmission of pertussis  Joint Committee on Public Health   Favorable with Amendment 
H.3870  An Act to increase access to immunizations  Joint Committee on Public Health   Favorable with Amendment 
H.3926  An Act relative to substance use, treatment, education and prevention  Joint Committee on Mental Health and Substance Abuse   Favorable 
S.1994  An Act further regulating tanning facilities  Joint Committee on Public Health   Favorable 
S.2081  An Act to protect access to confidential healthcare  Joint Committee on Financial Services   Favorable 

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Bill Num. Title Sponsor Arrived Hearing Schedule
S.624  An Act relative to transparency in hospital margins  Michael O. Moore    4/15/2015  Scheduled For 6/3/2015 11:00:00 AM  
S.605  An Act to define modest meals and refreshments in prescriber education settings  Jason M. Lewis    4/15/2015  Scheduled For 10/13/2015 11:00:00 AM  
S.284  An Act relative to preventing adolescent substance abuse by expanding SBIRT  Jennifer L. Flanagan    7/23/2015   
S.622  An Act relative to supplemental lines of insurance  Michael O. Moore    4/15/2015  Scheduled For 9/22/2015 11:00:00 AM  
S.1196  An Act relative to the Massachusetts Alzheimer's Project  Michael O. Moore    8/6/2015   
S.585  An Act to require equitable access to behavioral health services for MassHealth consumers  Jennifer L. Flanagan    4/15/2015  Scheduled For 6/24/2015 11:00:00 AM  
S.584  An Act to provide access to patient protection for all Massachusetts citizens  Jennifer L. Flanagan    4/15/2015  Scheduled For 6/24/2015 11:00:00 AM  
S.568  An Act to study disparities in health care resulting from changes in marital status  Cynthia S. Creem    4/15/2015  Scheduled For 6/3/2015 11:00:00 AM  
S.604  An Act establishing a public health option  Jason M. Lewis    4/15/2015  Scheduled For 3/22/2016 11:00:00 AM  
S.628  An Act to protect health care reform funding  Michael J. Rodrigues    4/15/2015  Scheduled For 7/22/2015 11:00:00 AM  
S.629  An Act relative to requiring premium impact statements  Michael J. Rodrigues    4/15/2015  Scheduled For 9/22/2015 11:00:00 AM  
S.596  An Act safeguarding consumer parity rights  Brian A. Joyce    4/15/2015  Scheduled For 6/24/2015 11:00:00 AM  
H.1032  An Act relative to cost reduction in the Medicaid program by improving early childhood oral health  John W. Scibak    3/10/2015  Scheduled For 9/22/2015 11:00:00 AM  
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  
S.607  An Act relative to Health Policy Commission oversight of insurer transactions  Jason M. Lewis    4/15/2015  Scheduled For 6/3/2015 11:00:00 AM  
S.359  An Act relative to protecting the health and safety of elders with hoarding disorder  Patricia D. Jehlen    12/10/2015   
H.126  An Act relative to living at home with use of technology for people with disabilities and seniors  Tom Sannicandro    1/21/2016   
H.519  An Act relative to the calculation of income for spouses of nursing home residents  John V. Fernandes    2/4/2016   
H.74  An Act establishing a pilot program for adults with Asperger syndrome and autism  Garrett J. Bradley    10/22/2015   
H.969  An Act relative to the definition of autism in the children's autism Medicaid waiver  Garrett J. Bradley    3/10/2015  Scheduled For 7/1/2015 11:00:00 AM  
S.620  An Act relative to the equitable assignment of MassHealth enrollees  Michael O. Moore    4/15/2015  Scheduled For 7/22/2015 11:00:00 AM  
H.1006  An Act relative to administering national standards to Medicaid medical necessity reviews  Stephen Kulik    3/10/2015  Scheduled For 7/22/2015 11:00:00 AM  
S.621  An Act relative to monthly enrollment for Medicaid beneficiaries  Michael O. Moore    4/15/2015  Scheduled For 7/22/2015 11:00:00 AM  
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.633  An Act relative to spousal waiver for home and community-based services for physically disabled adults age 60 and under  Karen E. Spilka    4/15/2015  Scheduled For 7/1/2015 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.463  An Act to ensure microbead-free water  Karen E. Spilka    12/21/2015   
H.1820  An Act relative to services for persons with mental illness who are living with older family members or primary caretakers  Angelo M. Scaccia    2/3/2016   
H.1822  An Act relative to providing appropriate medical care for persons in mental health facilities  Angelo M. Scaccia    2/4/2016   
H.1817  An Act relative to the civil commitment of mentally ill persons to Bridgewater State Hospital  Angelo M. Scaccia    2/3/2016   
H.1818  An Act relative to applications for temporary involuntary hospitalization  Angelo M. Scaccia    2/3/2016   
H.1821  An Act to provide services for medically ill and mentally ill persons  Angelo M. Scaccia    2/4/2016   
H.1029  An Act relative to the oral health workforce  John W. Scibak    3/10/2015  Scheduled For 6/3/2015 11:00:00 AM  
H.1028  An Act requiring the Division of Medical Assistance to provide adequate rates  Angelo M. Scaccia    3/10/2015  Scheduled For 6/24/2015 11:00:00 AM  
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.616  An Act to benefit the Health Safety Net Trust Fund  Mark C. Montigny    4/15/2015  Scheduled For 6/3/2015 11:00:00 AM  
S.592  An Act providing an alternative to institutional care  Patricia D. Jehlen    4/15/2015  Scheduled For 7/1/2015 11:00:00 AM  
S.593  An Act eliminating age discrimination in the MassHealth program  Patricia D. Jehlen    4/15/2015  Scheduled For 7/1/2015 11:00:00 AM  
H.983  An Act relating to equitable provider reimbursement  Paul J. Donato    3/10/2015  Scheduled For 9/22/2015 11:00:00 AM  
S.355  An Act increasing the personal needs allowance for residents of long term care facilities  Patricia D. Jehlen    11/9/2015   
H.989  An Act relative to Medicaid expansion  Denise C. Garlick    3/10/2015  Scheduled For 7/1/2015 11:00:00 AM  
H.988  An Act regarding Medicare savings programs eligibility  Denise C. Garlick    3/10/2015  Scheduled For 7/1/2015 11:00:00 AM  
H.996  An Act relative to reserving beds in nursing homes for residents during certain leaves of absence  Kate Hogan    3/10/2015  Scheduled For 7/1/2015 11:00:00 AM  
S.615  An Act relative to coverage for chronic illness  Mark C. Montigny    4/15/2015  Scheduled For 10/13/2015 11:00:00 AM  
H.527  An Act relative to promoting innovation in eldercare services  Ronald Mariano    12/10/2015   
S.371  An Act regarding Medicaid eligibility for seniors  Daniel A. Wolf    12/10/2015   
S.646  An Act regarding Medicare savings programs eligibility  Daniel A. Wolf    4/15/2015  Scheduled For 7/1/2015 11:00:00 AM  
S.647  An Act to ensure effective health care cost control  Daniel A. Wolf    4/15/2015  Scheduled For 3/22/2016 11:00:00 AM  
H.2007  An Act relative to a special commission to study electric and magnetic fields  David Paul Linsky    2/11/2016   
S.1203  An Act relative to baseline concussion testing for student athletes  Marc R. Pacheco    2/11/2016   
H.1021  An Act relative to accessible medical equipment  Denise Provost    3/10/2015  Scheduled For 7/1/2015 11:00:00 AM  
H.2396  An Act pertaining to firefighter disability  Daniel J. Ryan    11/30/2015   
H.1804  An Act to protect children's mental health services  Elizabeth A. Malia    7/23/2015   
H.997  An Act to establish criteria for MassHealth hardship waivers  Kate Hogan    3/10/2015  Scheduled For 7/1/2015 11:00:00 AM  
H.2010  An Act relative to the health care of minors  Elizabeth A. Malia    8/3/2015   
H.1806  An Act relative to diversion to substance abuse treatment for non-violent drug offenders  Elizabeth A. Malia    9/28/2015   
H.1034  An Act relative to the financing and providing of health care services, including adult foster care, involving federal and state health care programs  Alan Silvia    3/10/2015  Scheduled For 7/22/2015 11:00:00 AM  
H.135  An Act to establish an office of youth development  Benjamin Swan    7/23/2015   
H.1811  An Act relative to addictions training  Elizabeth A. Malia    2/3/2016   
H.1808  An Act relative to behavioral health access  Elizabeth A. Malia    9/28/2015   
S.570  An Act relative to continuity of care for families enrolled in MassHealth  Sal N. DiDomenico    4/15/2015  Scheduled For 7/22/2015 11:00:00 AM  
H.1809  An Act relative to medication assisted treatment for opioid addiction  Elizabeth A. Malia    9/28/2015   
H.1810  An Act relative to behavioral health telemedicine  Elizabeth A. Malia    2/3/2016   
H.985  An Act relative to transfers of assets by MassHealth members  John V. Fernandes    3/10/2015  Scheduled For 7/1/2015 11:00:00 AM  
H.991  An Act relative to parity of treatment with substance abuse  Thomas A. Golden, Jr.    3/10/2015  Scheduled For 6/24/2015 11:00:00 AM  
H.1023  An Act relative to electronic health records  Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr.    3/10/2015  Scheduled For 9/22/2015 11:00:00 AM  
H.1022  An Act eliminating age discrimination in the MassHealth Program  Denise Provost    3/10/2015  Scheduled For 7/1/2015 11:00:00 AM  
H.1030  An Act establishing a grants program to increase dental services to Medicaid eligible patients  John W. Scibak    3/10/2015  Scheduled For 7/22/2015 11:00:00 AM  
H.1031  An Act relative to the Health Care Security Trust Board of Trustees  John W. Scibak    3/10/2015  Scheduled For 7/22/2015 11:00:00 AM  
H.992  An Act to control costs of health care - mandate review  Thomas A. Golden, Jr.    3/10/2015  Scheduled For 10/13/2015 11:00:00 AM  
H.964  An Act to preserve affordable health coverage for Massachusetts residents  Ruth B. Balser 
Patricia D. Jehlen  
3/10/2015  Scheduled For 10/13/2015 11:00:00 AM  
S.631  An Act relative to health insurance penalties  Richard J. Ross    4/15/2015  Scheduled For 7/22/2015 11:00:00 AM  
H.67  An Act relative to familial dysautonomia  Brian M. Ashe    10/1/2015   
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.417  An Act improving students’ access to life saving treatments  Louis L. Kafka    2/11/2016   
H.1802  An Act relative to the discharge of persons incompetent to stand trial  Jay D. Livingstone    2/4/2016   
H.970  An Act to promote accessible substance abuse treatment for all  Garrett J. Bradley    3/10/2015  Scheduled For 6/24/2015 11:00:00 AM  
H.2049  An Act relative to lead abatement  Jeffrey Sánchez    8/3/2015   
H.1036  An Act relative to continuity of care for families enrolled in MassHealth  Ellen Story    3/10/2015  Scheduled For 7/22/2015 11:00:00 AM  
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  
H.652  An Act to ensure appropriate regulation of piggeries  Carolyn C. Dykema    1/21/2016   
H.3424  An Act relative to equitable dental reimbursement rates for services provided to publicly aided patients  John W. Scibak    5/18/2015  Scheduled For 7/22/2015 11:00:00 AM  
H.1009  An Act improving the Children's Medical Security Program and simplifying the administration process  Elizabeth A. Malia    3/10/2015  Scheduled For 7/22/2015 11:00:00 AM  
S.599  An Act relative to personal responsibility in funding long term care  Thomas P. Kennedy    4/15/2015  Scheduled For 7/1/2015 11:00:00 AM  
H.1016  An Act strengthening Market Impact Review  David M. Nangle    3/10/2015  Scheduled For 6/3/2015 11:00:00 AM  
S.569  An Act to benefit the health safety net trust fund  Sal N. DiDomenico    4/15/2015  Scheduled For 6/3/2015 11:00:00 AM  
S.600  An Act relative to payment for long term care workers CORIs  Thomas P. Kennedy    4/15/2015  Scheduled For 7/1/2015 11:00:00 AM  
H.1017  An Act to set standards for AGO review of provider practices  David M. Nangle    3/10/2015  Scheduled For 6/3/2015 11:00:00 AM  
H.1795  An Act to further define medical necessity determinations  Kay Khan    2/4/2016   
H.1815  An Act providing opportunity for youth with substance abuse needs  Tom Sannicandro 
Elizabeth A. Malia  
7/23/2015   
H.974  An Act to extend patient protections to recipients of MassHealth  Mark J. Cusack    3/10/2015  Scheduled For 9/22/2015 11:00:00 AM  
H.1785  An Act regarding proportional payments of the Massachusetts Child Psychiatry Access Project  Ruth B. Balser 
Jennifer L. Flanagan  
7/23/2015   
H.3425  An Act relative to continuity of healthcare  John W. Scibak    5/18/2015  Scheduled For 7/22/2015 11:00:00 AM  
S.601  An Act to provide for the privacy of information submitted by hospital medical staff  Thomas P. Kennedy    4/15/2015  Scheduled For 6/3/2015 11:00:00 AM  
H.1934  An Act relative to micro-bead free waters  Carolyn C. Dykema    11/25/2015   
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.982  An Act making greater use of managed care in Medicaid  Paul J. Donato    3/10/2015  Scheduled For 9/22/2015 11:00:00 AM  
H.965  An Act to ensure effective health care cost control  Jennifer E. Benson    3/10/2015  Scheduled For 3/22/2016 11:00:00 AM  
S.623  An Act relative to hospital profit and fairness  Michael O. Moore    4/15/2015  Scheduled For 6/3/2015 11:00:00 AM  
S.648  An Act relative to Sole community providers  Daniel A. Wolf    4/15/2015  Scheduled For 9/22/2015 11:00:00 AM  
H.1005  An Act relative to trauma informed services  Peter V. Kocot    3/10/2015  Scheduled For 9/22/2015 11:00:00 AM  
H.1026  An Act establishing Medicare for all in Massachusetts  Tom Sannicandro    3/10/2015  Scheduled For 3/22/2016 11:00:00 AM  
S.567  An Act to establish criteria for Masshealth hardship waivers  Harriette L. Chandler    4/15/2015  Scheduled For 7/1/2015 11:00:00 AM  
S.1125  An Act relative to cost reduction in the Medicaid program by improving early childhood oral health  Harriette L. Chandler    9/14/2015  Scheduled For 9/22/2015 11:00:00 AM  
S.575  An Act relative to tiered networks  Benjamin B. Downing    4/15/2015  Scheduled For 9/22/2015 11:00:00 AM  
H.1793  An Act relative to creating a pilot program to transfer high acuity behavioral health and dual diagnosis patients away from overcrowded emergency departments  Patricia A. Haddad    2/3/2016   
H.967  An Act to protect healthcare reform funding  Jennifer E. Benson    3/10/2015  Scheduled For 7/22/2015 11:00:00 AM  
H.1789  An Act relative to substance abuse accountable care organizations  Diana DiZoglio    2/4/2016   
H.966  An Act to preserve eligibility for the PACE program and certain waivered services  Jennifer E. Benson    3/10/2015  Scheduled For 7/1/2015 11:00:00 AM  
H.1002  An Act relative to establishing a commission to study ER copayments  Bradley H. Jones, Jr.    3/10/2015  Scheduled For 10/13/2015 11:00:00 AM  
S.1162  An Act relative to chronic care coordination  John F. Keenan    2/5/2016   
H.973  An Act to reduce administrative burdens for healthcare providers  Claire D. Cronin    3/10/2015  Scheduled For 9/22/2015 11:00:00 AM  
S.1161  An Act relative to prescription monitoring of certain commonly abused drugs  John F. Keenan    8/6/2015   
H.3207  An Act relative to providing culturally competent services in the commonwealth  Evandro C. Carvalho    1/21/2016   
S.587  An Act relative to administrative simplification  Linda Dorcena Forry    4/15/2015  Scheduled For 9/22/2015 11:00:00 AM  
S.1051  An Act relative to creating a pilot program to transfer high acuity behavioral health and dual diagnosis patients away from overcrowded emergency departments  Marc R. Pacheco    2/5/2016   
S.612  An Act relative to increasing access to psychological services  Joan B. Lovely    4/15/2015  Scheduled For 6/24/2015 11:00:00 AM  
S.1114  An Act to eliminate health disparities in the commonwealth  Michael J. Barrett    7/20/2015  Scheduled For 3/22/2016 11:00:00 AM  
H.968  An Act relative to a bundled payment pilot program  Jennifer E. Benson    3/10/2015  Scheduled For 7/22/2015 11:00:00 AM  
S.611  An Act to provide equal access to medical treatments essential for people with autism  Barbara L'Italien    4/15/2015  Scheduled For 6/24/2015 11:00:00 AM  
H.986  An Act to encourage quality reviews and reduce costs in health care  William C. Galvin    3/10/2015  Scheduled For 9/22/2015 11:00:00 AM  
H.1013  An Act relative to prohibition on public-private cost shift  Aaron Michlewitz    3/10/2015  Scheduled For 6/3/2015 11:00:00 AM  
H.1014  An Act to promote affordable health care  Aaron Michlewitz    3/10/2015  Scheduled For 6/3/2015 11:00:00 AM  
H.1020  An Act to prevent retroactive loss of ConnectorCare coverage  William Smitty Pignatelli    3/10/2015  Scheduled For 7/22/2015 11:00:00 AM  
H.70  An Act regarding spouses as caregivers  Jennifer E. Benson    1/19/2016   
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.998  An Act strengthening the quality and efficiency of home health care services  Kate Hogan 
Thomas P. Kennedy  
3/10/2015  Scheduled For 7/1/2015 11:00:00 AM  
S.595  An Act to preserve affordable health coverage for Massachusetts residents  Patricia D. Jehlen    4/15/2015  Scheduled For 10/13/2015 11:00:00 AM  
H.984  An Act relative to keep people healthy by removing barriers to cost-effective care  Tricia Farley-Bouvier    3/10/2015  Scheduled For 10/13/2015 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 3/22/2016 11:00:00 AM  
H.979  An Act relative to hospital profit transparency and fairness  Josh S. Cutler    3/10/2015  Scheduled For 6/3/2015 11:00:00 AM  
S.649  An Act to promote the accessibility, quality and continuity of care for consumers of behavioral health, substance use disorder and mental health services  Daniel A. Wolf    4/15/2015  Scheduled For 6/24/2015 11:00:00 AM  
H.1033  An Act establishing a public health insurance option  John W. Scibak    3/10/2015  Scheduled For 3/22/2016 11:00:00 AM  
H.2243  An Act relative to disability or death caused by contagious diseases, presumption  Nick Collins    11/30/2015   
H.1035  An Act to mitigate co-payment rates pursuant to care provided by physician assistants and nurse practitioners  Theodore C. Speliotis    3/10/2015  Scheduled For 10/13/2015 11:00:00 AM  
H.1024  An Act relative to physician assistants  Jeffrey Sánchez    3/10/2015  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.1012  An Act relative to the establishment of rates of payment to medical providers for workers’ compensation  Paul McMurtry    3/10/2015  Scheduled For 9/22/2015 11:00:00 AM  
H.429  An Act relative to ensuring the wellbeing of all children in the Commonwealth  Jay D. Livingstone    1/21/2016   
H.1025  An Act preventing unnecessary medical debt  Jeffrey Sánchez    3/10/2015  Scheduled For 10/13/2015 11:00:00 AM  
H.1001  An Act relative to behavioral health services  Daniel J. Hunt    3/10/2015  Scheduled For 6/24/2015 11:00:00 AM  
H.963  An Act promoting accountable care  James Arciero    3/10/2015  Scheduled For 6/3/2015 11:00:00 AM  
H.994  An Act requiring increased transparency in data reporting by health care providers  Patricia A. Haddad    3/10/2015  Scheduled For 6/3/2015 11:00:00 AM  
H.2046  An Act relative to assessing the Commonwealth’s eye care and vision health needs  Jeffrey Sánchez    8/3/2015   
S.606  An Act to keep people healthy by removing barriers to cost-effective care  Jason M. Lewis    4/15/2015  Scheduled For 10/13/2015 11:00:00 AM  
S.630  An Act relative to medical malpractice insurance  Michael J. Rodrigues    4/15/2015  Scheduled For 9/22/2015 11:00:00 AM  
H.1015  An Act ensuring community hospital acceleration, revitalization and transformation  Michael J. Moran    3/10/2015  Scheduled For 6/3/2015 11:00:00 AM  
S.364  An Act relative to reserving beds in nursing homes during certain leaves of absence  Mark C. Montigny    11/16/2015   
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.1798  An Act relative to juvenile mental health  Kay Khan    2/3/2016   
H.1295  An Act promoting the adoption of alternative payment methodologies  Michael J. Finn    4/16/2015  Scheduled For 10/13/2015 11:00:00 AM  
H.415  An Act relative to emergency stock epinephrine in schools  Bradley H. Jones, Jr. 
Viriato M. deMacedo  
5/11/2015  Scheduled For 7/1/2015 11:00:00 AM  
H.2771  An Act relative to the governance of the Health Policy Commission  Kay Khan    5/26/2015  Scheduled For 6/3/2015 11:00:00 AM  
S.1029  An Act to improve access to child and adolescent mental health services  Kenneth J. Donnelly    2/5/2016   
S.586  An Act relative to integrated behavioral health care  Jennifer L. Flanagan    4/15/2015  Scheduled For 6/3/2015 11:00:00 AM  
S.565  An Act relative to physician assistants  Harriette L. Chandler    4/15/2015  Scheduled For 9/22/2015 11:00:00 AM  
S.602  An Act establishing a hardship waiver for Medicaid beneficiaries  Thomas P. Kennedy    4/15/2015  Scheduled For 7/1/2015 11:00:00 AM  
S.576  An Act relative to hospitals serving aging populations  Benjamin B. Downing    4/15/2015  Scheduled For 9/22/2015 11:00:00 AM  
S.571  An Act relative to pediatric nursing care facilities  Kenneth J. Donnelly    4/15/2015  Scheduled For 7/1/2015 11:00:00 AM  
S.613  An Act relative to review of provider material changes  Joan B. Lovely    4/15/2015  Scheduled For 6/3/2015 11:00:00 AM  
H.987  An Act regarding the assets of medical assistance recipients  Sean Garballey    3/10/2015  Scheduled For 7/1/2015 11:00:00 AM  
H.3423  An Act relative to MassHealth benefits for single individuals  Harold P. Naughton, Jr.    5/18/2015  Scheduled For 6/24/2015 11:00:00 AM  
S.577  An Act to improve access to child and adolescent mental health services  James B. Eldridge    4/15/2015  Scheduled For 6/24/2015 11:00:00 AM  
S.578  An Act relative to mental health certified peer specialists  James B. Eldridge    4/15/2015  Scheduled For 6/24/2015 11:00:00 AM  
S.610  An Act to ensure continued health insurance coverage for children  Barbara L'Italien    4/15/2015  Scheduled For 7/22/2015 11:00:00 AM  
S.579  An Act establishing Medicare for all in Massachusetts  James B. Eldridge    4/15/2015  Scheduled For 3/22/2016 11:00:00 AM  
H.113  An Act relative to cueing and supervision in the PCA program  James J. O'Day    7/23/2015   
S.580  An Act to preserve eligibility for PACE program and certain waivered participants  James B. Eldridge    4/15/2015  Scheduled For 7/1/2015 11:00:00 AM  
S.581  An Act to ensure access to medications  James B. Eldridge    4/15/2015  Scheduled For 10/13/2015 11:00:00 AM  
S.582  An Act regarding the countable assets of medical assistance recipients  James B. Eldridge    4/15/2015  Scheduled For 7/1/2015 11:00:00 AM  
H.91  An Act ensuring healthcare coverage for youth who have aged-out of the Department of Children and Families  Danielle W. Gregoire    10/1/2015   
H.1010  An Act providing health care coverage for mandibular advancement splints  Paul W. Mark    3/10/2015  Scheduled For 10/13/2015 11:00:00 AM  
H.1011  An Act changing the definition of countable-income for MassHealth  Paul W. Mark    3/10/2015  Scheduled For 7/22/2015 11:00:00 AM  
S.626  An Act relative to transparency in health care  Kathleen O'Connor Ives    4/15/2015  Scheduled For 7/22/2015 11:00:00 AM  
S.1326  An Act relative to emergency first responder notification  James E. Timilty    1/28/2016   
H.1027  An Act relative to prescription drugs  Tom Sannicandro    3/10/2015  Scheduled For 10/13/2015 11:00:00 AM  
S.645  An Act ensuring access to necessary hospital services  James E. Timilty    4/15/2015  Scheduled For 9/22/2015 11:00:00 AM  
H.1003  An Act relative to provide immediate relief to businesses on health care costs  Bradley H. Jones, Jr.    3/10/2015  Scheduled For 10/13/2015 11:00:00 AM  
S.636  An Act relating to the reporting of claim information under certain group health plans  Bruce E. Tarr    4/15/2015  Scheduled For 6/3/2015 11:00:00 AM  
H.3384  An Act requiring physician training on Alzheimer's and dementia  Paul McMurtry    10/19/2015   
H.975  An Act to Contain Health Care Costs by Reducing Fraudulent Billing Practices  Mark J. Cusack    3/10/2015  Scheduled For 9/22/2015 11:00:00 AM  
S.91  An Act to assess the impact of the public welfare system on the health and well-being of children  Thomas M. McGee    1/14/2016   
H.976  An Act further regulating the substitution of interchangeable biosimilars  Mark J. Cusack    3/10/2015  Scheduled For 10/13/2015 11:00:00 AM  
H.977  An Act relative to the base premium rate discount of selective and tiered network products  Mark J. Cusack    3/10/2015  Scheduled For 9/22/2015 11:00:00 AM  
H.978  An Act expanding the distressed hospital fund to the moral obligation bond program  Mark J. Cusack    3/10/2015  Scheduled For 9/22/2015 11:00:00 AM  
H.1786  An Act to ensure behavioral health integration  Mark J. Cusack    2/4/2016   
S.597  An Act to safeguard access to patient medical records  Brian A. Joyce    4/15/2015  Scheduled For 6/24/2015 11:00:00 AM  
H.980  An Act relative to funding the Behavioral Health Workforce Development Trust Fund  Josh S. Cutler    3/10/2015  Scheduled For 6/24/2015 11:00:00 AM  
S.637  An Act relative to providing short term health care plans  Bruce E. Tarr    4/15/2015  Scheduled For 10/13/2015 11:00:00 AM  
S.638  An Act establishing a healthcare insurance premium payment pool for working families  Bruce E. Tarr    4/15/2015  Scheduled For 10/13/2015 11:00:00 AM  
S.639  An Act relative to mandatory prescription drug coverage  Bruce E. Tarr    4/15/2015  Scheduled For 10/13/2015 11:00:00 AM  
S.632  An Act relative to the Health Policy Commission  Michael F. Rush    4/15/2015  Scheduled For 6/3/2015 11:00:00 AM  
S.566  An Act relative to dental benefit plan transparency and patients' Bill of Rights  Harriette L. Chandler    4/15/2015  Scheduled For 9/22/2015 11:00:00 AM  
H.125  An Act ensuring equal access to services for all residents of the commonwealth  Byron Rushing    1/21/2016   
S.360  An Act relative to training of elder services workers in dementia and Alzheimer’s  Patricia D. Jehlen    12/10/2015   
S.564  An Act establishing a commission relative to group purchasing of health insurance for private sector human service workers  Michael J. Barrett    4/15/2015  Scheduled For 7/1/2015 11:00:00 AM  
S.640  An Act relative to small group eligibility  Bruce E. Tarr    4/15/2015  Scheduled For 7/22/2015 11:00:00 AM  
S.609  An Act relative to health management and wellness  Barbara L'Italien    4/15/2015  Scheduled For 10/13/2015 11:00:00 AM  
H.1814  An Act regarding the rights of persons receiving services through the Department of Mental Health  Denise Provost    2/3/2016   
S.572  An Act relative to the governance of the Health Policy Commission  Eileen M. Donoghue    4/15/2015  Scheduled For 6/3/2015 11:00:00 AM  
S.573  An Act providing for tobacco cessation benefits  Eileen M. Donoghue    4/15/2015  Scheduled For 10/13/2015 11:00:00 AM  
S.614  An Act relative to community hospitals  Joan B. Lovely    4/15/2015  Scheduled For 9/22/2015 11:00:00 AM  
H.1019  An Act to prohibit material changes above the cost benchmark  David M. Nangle    3/10/2015  Scheduled For 6/3/2015 11:00:00 AM  
S.625  An Act relative to patient access  Michael O. Moore    4/15/2015  Scheduled For 10/13/2015 11:00:00 AM  
S.590  An Act to provide immediate relief to businesses on health care costs  Donald F. Humason, Jr.    4/15/2015  Scheduled For 6/3/2015 11:00:00 AM  
H.995  An Act to permit a spouse to be a caregiver  Paul R. Heroux    3/10/2015  Scheduled For 7/1/2015 11:00:00 AM  
H.1004  An Act relative to healthcare cost control  Bradley H. Jones, Jr.    3/10/2015  Scheduled For 6/3/2015 11:00:00 AM  
S.641  An Act to strengthen the management of the health care connector  Bruce E. Tarr    4/15/2015  Scheduled For 7/22/2015 11:00:00 AM  
S.591  An Act to provide immediate relief to businesses on health care costs  Donald F. Humason, Jr.    4/15/2015  Scheduled For 6/3/2015 11:00:00 AM  
S.583  An Act relative to fiduciary responsibility  Ryan C. Fattman    4/15/2015  Scheduled For 7/1/2015 11:00:00 AM  
S.588  An Act relative to behavioral health services  Linda Dorcena Forry    4/15/2015  Scheduled For 6/24/2015 11:00:00 AM  
H.1886  An Act requiring the Department of Public Health to issue a report on vision screening for children  Christine P. Barber    8/3/2015   
H.971  An Act reducing payment disparities among healthcare providers  Tackey Chan    3/10/2015  Scheduled For 9/22/2015 11:00:00 AM  
S.1134  An Act relative to enhancing sexual assault evidence kit collection  Cynthia S. Creem    2/5/2016   
H.990  An Act relative to MassHealth coverage  Colleen M. Garry    3/10/2015  Scheduled For 10/13/2015 11:00:00 AM  
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  
H.1000  An Act to improve primary care in the Commonwealth  Kevin G. Honan    3/10/2015  Scheduled For 9/22/2015 11:00:00 AM  
H.972  An Act to reduce liability of acute hospitals to Health Safety Net Trust Fund  Tackey Chan    3/10/2015  Scheduled For 6/3/2015 11:00:00 AM  
H.981  An Act relative to transparency in health care  Diana DiZoglio    3/10/2015  Scheduled For 7/22/2015 11:00:00 AM  
S.1031  An Act relative to improved medication adherence  Jennifer L. Flanagan    2/5/2016   
S.642  An Act relative to medicare and medicaid benchmarks  Bruce E. Tarr    4/15/2015  Scheduled For 9/22/2015 11:00:00 AM  
S.643  An Act relative to mandated benefits  Bruce E. Tarr    4/15/2015  Scheduled For 10/13/2015 11:00:00 AM  
S.589  An Act to ensure quality, affordability and access to primary and preventive health care, to eliminate health disparities, and to enhance economic growth throughout the Commonwealth  Linda Dorcena Forry    4/15/2015  Scheduled For 9/22/2015 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.3678  An Act relative to protecting health care consumers  Ronald Mariano    7/21/2015  Scheduled For 10/13/2015 11:00:00 AM  
S.2104  An Act relative to postpartum depression screening  Joan B. Lovely    1/19/2016  Scheduled For 3/22/2016 11:00:00 AM  
H.3649  An Act relative to the health insurance of certain elected individuals in the town of Tyringham  William Smitty Pignatelli 
Benjamin B. Downing  
1/25/2016   
H.3699  An Act relative to patient access to information regarding breast reconstructive surgery  Joint Committee on Public Health    8/3/2015   
H.3700  An Act clarifying participation in athletic safety programs  Joint Committee on Public Health    8/3/2015   
H.3701  An Act relative to postpartum depression screening  Joint Committee on Public Health    8/3/2015   
H.3754  An Act relative to healthy youth  Joint Committee on Education    9/10/2015   
H.3847  An Act to clarify section 9A1/2 of chapter 32B  James M. Murphy 
James E. Timilty  
11/30/2015   
H.3849  An Act increasing injured workers’ access to medical care and workers’ compensation benefits  Joint Committee on Labor and Workforce Development    11/16/2015   
H.3871  An Act relative to diabetes prevention  Joint Committee on Public Health    11/25/2015   
H.3869  An Act to establish a lupus erythematosus study and registry  Joint Committee on Public Health    11/25/2015   
S.2070  An Act regulating central service technicians  Joint Committee on Public Health    11/25/2015   
H.3879  An Act providing for provisional licensure for speech-language pathologists   Joint Committee on Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure    12/3/2015   
S.2076  An Act establishing a dental hygiene practitioner level of practice  Joint Committee on Public Health    12/14/2015   
H.3911  An Act establishing the caregiver advise, record, and enable (CARE) act  Joint Committee on Public Health    12/21/2015   
H.3931  An Act Massachusetts Fair Health Care Pricing Act  NONE    1/19/2016  Scheduled For 3/8/2016 11:00:00 AM  
H.3960  An Act relative to a State Public Health HIV and Hepatitis Fund  Joint Committee on Revenue    1/25/2016   
S.2113  An Act relative to group insurance costs for certain public retirees  Joint Committee on Public Service    1/25/2016   
H.3987  An Act protecting the health and safety of people in restaurants  Joint Committee on Public Health    2/4/2016   
H.3988  An Act relative to expanding access to healthy food choices in vending machines on state property  Joint Committee on Public Health    2/4/2016   
H.3989  An Act relative to expanding veterinary treatment practices  Joint Committee on Public Health    2/4/2016   
H.3994  An Act creating a commission to study concussions that occur as a result of varsity sports in public and private high schools  Joint Committee on Public Health    2/11/2016   
H.513  Resolve providing for an investigation and study by a special commission relative to child suicide  Patricia A. Haddad    5/11/2015  Scheduled For 6/24/2015 11:00:00 AM