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
H.4348  An Act relative to equitable health care pricing  Joint Committee on Health Care Financing   Redraft 
S.2307  Financing and Delivery of Health Care  Joint Committee on Health Care Financing   Study 
H.4241  An Act to protect children, firefighters and families from harmful flame retardants  Joint Committee on Public Safety and Homeland Security   Discharge to Another Committee 
S.2302  An Act to protect children and families from harmful flame retardants  NONE   Discharge to Another Committee 
S.843  An Act relative to medical placement of terminal and incapacitated inmates  Patricia D. Jehlen   Favorable with Amendment 
S.2269  An Act to protect youth from the health risks of tobacco and nicotine addiction  NONE   Favorable with Amendment 
H.949  An Act making corrective amendments to Chapter 234 of the Acts of 2012 47CC  John W. Scibak   Favorable 
H.950  An Act amending Chapter 234 of the Acts of 2012  John W. Scibak   Favorable with Amendment 
S.2381  financing of health care coverage and analysis  Joint Committee on Health Care Financing   Study 
H.1381  An Act to collect data regarding the use of solitary confinement in Massachusetts prisons and jails  Russell E. Holmes   Favorable with Amendment 
S.2294  An Act relative to volunteer ambulance service  Joint Committee on Public Health   Favorable 
H.1689  An Act relative to needle stick injuries suffered by first responders  Thomas J. Calter   Favorable with Amendment 
H.4121  An Act establishing a pulmonary hypertension task force  Diana DiZoglio   Favorable 
H.4207  An Act to modernize municipal finance and government  Joint Committee on Public Service   Favorable 
H.4310  An Act relative to synthetic drugs  Joint Committee on the Judiciary   Favorable 
H.4326  An Act relative to the cultivation of marijuana and marihuana  Joint Committee on Municipalities and Regional Government   Favorable 
H.4442  An Act advancing and expanding access to telemedicine services  Joint Committee on Health Care Financing   Redraft 
S.2382  health insurance premiums and hospital services  Joint Committee on Health Care Financing   Study 
S.77  An Act establishing a task force relative to the Commonwealth's direct-care workforce  Patricia D. Jehlen   Favorable 
S.2212  An Act relative to safe application and removal of body art  Joint Committee on Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure   Favorable 
S.1207  An Act removing 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   Favorable 
H.4332  An Act concerning nondiscrimination in access to organ transplantation  Joint Committee on Public Health   Favorable with Amendment 
H.791  An Act relative to patient medication adherence  Jennifer E. Benson   Favorable 
H.923  An Act relative to pediatric plans of care  David M. Nangle   Favorable 
H.1025  An Act preventing unnecessary medical debt  Jeffrey Sánchez   Favorable 
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   Favorable 
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  
Favorable 
H.1998  An Act relative to certified professional midwives  Kay Khan   Favorable 
H.4205  An Act relative to the care and treatment of patients with mitochondrial disease  Joint Committee on Financial Services   Favorable 
H.4206  An Act relative to insurance coverage for craniofacial disorders  Joint Committee on Financial Services   Favorable 
H.4351  An Act establishing a family and medical leave and temporary disability leave insurance program  Joint Committee on Labor and Workforce Development   Discharge to Another Committee 
S.2313  An Act relative to the dispensing of certain cancer related drugs  Joint Committee on Public Health   Favorable 
S.2411  electronic health records  Joint Committee on Health Care Financing   Study 
S.2352  An Act relative to the practice of acupuncture  Joint Committee on Public Health   Favorable 
H.1988  An Act relative to the availability of prescription medication during an emergency  Louis L. Kafka   Favorable 
H.177  An Act relative to the definition of podiatry  Paul J. Donato   Discharge to Another Committee 
H.1973  An Act relative to the modernization of optometric patient care  Patricia A. Haddad   Discharge to Another Committee 
H.4414  An Act relative to improving asthma in schools  Joint Committee on Public Health   Favorable with Amendment 
H.4467  An Act to establish standards for medical gas piping systems  Joint Committee on Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure   Favorable 
H.1926  An Act relative to firefighters  Diana DiZoglio   Favorable 
H.1971  An Act to improve access to pharmacy services in hospitals  Thomas A. Golden, Jr.   Discharge to Another Committee 
H.1976  An Act to protect little lungs  Paul R. Heroux   Favorable 

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Bill Num. Title Sponsor Arrived Hearing Schedule
H.3488  An Act providing for certain health insurance coverage  Sean Garballey    7/28/2016   
H.3931  An Act Massachusetts Fair Health Care Pricing Act  NONE    1/19/2016  Scheduled For 3/8/2016 11:00:00 AM  
S.2461  An Act to strengthen the anti-human trafficking law  NONE    7/28/2016