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Event Detail – Joint Committee on Health Care Financing

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Event Date:7/19/2011

Start Time:11:00 AM

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MassHealth

Item Bill Number Bill Title Sponsor
1 S486 By Ms. Candaras, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 486) of Gale D. Candaras, Jennifer E. Benson, Michael R. Knapik, Denise Provost and others for legislation concerning Medicaid and accountable care. Health Care Financing. Gale D. Candaras
2 S487 By Ms. Chandler, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 487) of Harriette L. Chandler for legislation relative to the use of telemedicine to promote efficiency in the delivery of health care services. Health Care Financing. Harriette L. Chandler
3 S490 By Ms. Chandler, petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 490) of Chandler for legislation to establish criteria for Masshealth hardship waivers [Joint Committee on Health Care Financing]. Harriette L. Chandler
4 S491 By Ms. Chandler, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 491) of Harriette L. Chandler for legislation to establish an equitable rate of payment for medicaid home health services. Health Care Financing. Harriette L. Chandler
5 S499 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 499) of James B. Eldridge, Susan C. Fargo, Gale D. Candaras, Thomas P. Kennedy and others for legislation relative to the countable assets of medical assistance recipients. Health Care Financing. James B. Eldridge
6 S504 By Ms. Flanagan, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 504) of Jennifer L. Flanagan, James B. Eldridge and Susan C. Fargo for legislation to provide equitable access to behavorial health for MassHealth consumers. Health Care Financing. Jennifer L. Flanagan
7 S506 By Ms. Flanagan, petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 506) of Eldridge and Flanagan for legislation to require MassHealth behavioral health care carve out contracts to be subject to the freedom of information statute [Joint Committee on Health Care Financing]. Jennifer L. Flanagan
8 S512 By Mr. Joyce, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 512) of Brian A. Joyce for legislation to promote Medicaid generic drug competition and savings. Health Care Financing. Brian A. Joyce
9 S514 By Mr. Kennedy, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 514) of Thomas P. Kennedy for legislation to establish a hardship waiver for medicaid beneficiaries. Health Care Financing. Thomas P. Kennedy
10 S516 By Mr. Montigny, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 516) of Mark C. Montigny for legislation to promote accountability in the Masshealth program. Health Care Financing. Mark C. Montigny
11 S523 By Mr. Moore, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 523) of Michael O. Moore for legislation to improve access to coverage for medicaid beneficiaries. Health Care Financing. Michael O. Moore
12 S526 By Mr. Moore, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 526) of Michael O. Moore for legislation relative to equitable reimbursement rates. Health Care Financing. Michael O. Moore
13 S527 By Mr. Moore, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 527) of Richard T. Moore for legislation to define he use of observational services. Health Care Financing. Richard T. Moore
14 S535 By Mr. Moore, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 535) of Richard T. Moore, Michael O. Moore, Bruce E. Tarr and James J. Dwyer for legislation to require MassHealth to provide an explanation of benefits to beneficiaries. Health Care Financing. Richard T. Moore
15 S536 By Mr. Moore, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 536) of Richard T. Moore for legislation to require reimbursement for the costs of providing competent interpreter services. Health Care Financing. Richard T. Moore
16 S537 By Mr. Moore, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 537) of Richard T. Moore for legislation to require the Division of Medical Assistance to provide adequate rates . Health Care Financing. Richard T. Moore
17 S555 By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 555) of Bruce E. Tarr for legislation to expand managed care to all Medicaid recipients. Health Care Financing. Bruce E. Tarr
18 S557 By Mr. Tolman, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 557) of Steven A. Tolman for legislation to ensure fair and reasonable medicaid payment rates for services provided by health care facilities. Health Care Financing. Steven A. Tolman
19 S559 By Mr. Wolf, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 559) of Daniel A. Wolf and Sarah K. Peake for legislation to require ambulatory surgicenters and clinical laboratories to serve MassHealth enrollees. Health Care Financing. Daniel A. Wolf
20 H334 By Mr. Keenan of Salem, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 334) of Michael O. Moore and others for legislation to provide access for certain workers, including artists, for health care insurance. Health Care Financing. John D. Keenan
21 H336 By Mr. Koutoujian of Waltham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 336) of Peter J. Koutoujian relative to the administering of national standards to Medicaid medical necessity reviews. Health Care Financing. Peter J. Koutoujian
22 H337 By Mr. Kulik of Worthington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 337) of Stephen Kulik relative to the reconsideration or appeal of adverse determinations made in Medicaid medical necessity reviews. Health Care Financing. Stephen Kulik
23 H341 By Mr. Pignatelli of Lenox, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 341) of William Smitty Pignatelli and others relative to Medicaid payments to critical access hospitals. Health Care Financing. William Smitty Pignatelli
24 H1221 By Mr. Costello of Newburyport, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1221) of Michael A. Costello and Bradley H. Jones, Jr. relative to enrollment into MassHealth and Medicaid managed care organizations. Health Care Financing. Michael A. Costello
25 H1225 By Mr. Kane of Holyoke, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1225) of Michael F. Kane and James T. Welch relative to Medicaid and Accountable Care. Health Care Financing. Michael F. Kane
26 H1226 By Mr. Keenan of Salem, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1226) of John D. Keenan and others for legislation to provide access to affordable health insurance for certain self-employed persons. Health Care Financing. John D. Keenan
27 H1229 By Ms. Malia of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1229) of Elizabeth A. Malia and others relative to the rates charged by Medicaid managed organizations for behavioral health emergency services. Health Care Financing. Elizabeth A. Malia
28 H1230 By Representative Peake of Provincetown and Senator Wolf, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1230) of Sarah K. Peake, James B. Eldridge and Cleon H. Turner for legislation to require ambulatory surgicenters and clinical laboratories to serve MassHealth enrollees. Health Care Financing. Sarah K. Peake
Daniel A. Wolf
29 H1231 By Mr. Pedone of Worcester, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1231) of Vincent A. Pedone and John W. Scibak for legislation to extend patient protections to recipients of MassHealth. Health Care Financing. Vincent A. Pedone
30 H1236 By Ms. Stanley of West Newbury, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1236) of Harriett L. Stanley relative to the transfer of certain members into a health maintenance organization. Health Care Financing. Harriett L. Stanley
31 H1237 By Ms. Stanley of West Newbury, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1237) of Harriett L. Stanley relative to containing health care costs. Health Care Financing. Harriett L. Stanley
32 H1240 By Ms. Stanley of West Newbury, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1240) of Harriett L. Stanley relative to sustainable health care cost containment. Health Care Financing. Harriett L. Stanley
33 H2083 By Mr. Fernandes of Milford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2083) of John V. Fernandes and others relative to transfers of assets by MassHealth members. Health Care Financing. John V. Fernandes
34 H2086 By Ms. Hogan of Stow, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2086) of Kate Hogan and others for legislation to establish criteria for MassHealth hardship waivers. Health Care Financing. Kate Hogan
35 H2089 By Mr. Jones of North Reading, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2089) of Bradley H. Jones, Jr. and others relative to establishing a commission to study copayments. Health Care Financing. Bradley H. Jones, Jr.
36 H2097 By Ms. Peisch of Wellesley, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2097) of Alice Hanlon Peisch and others relative to excluding certain retirement funds from countable assets of medical assistance recipients. Health Care Financing. Alice Hanlon Peisch
37 H2777 By Mr. Moran of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2777) of Michael J. Moran relative to Medicaid payment rates for services provided by health care facilities licensed to provide chronic disease hospital services to children and adolescents. Health Care Financing. Michael J. Moran
38 H2779 By Ms. Provost of Somerville, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2779) of Denise Provost and Joyce A. Spiliotis for legislation eliminating age discrimination in the Masshealth program. Health Care Financing. Denise Provost
39 H2781 By Mr. Sánchez of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2781) of Jeffrey Sánchez, Jason M. Lewis and William N. Brownsberger for legislation directing MassHealth to establish a chronic care improvement demonstration project. Health Care Financing. Jeffrey Sánchez
40 H2783 By Mr. Smith of Everett, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2783) of Stephen Stat Smith for legislation to eliminate age discrimination in the MassHealth program. Health Care Financing. Stephen Stat Smith
41 H2785 By Mr. Webster of Pembroke, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2785) of Daniel K. Webster and others relative to managed care services. Health Care Financing. Daniel K. Webster
42 S1893 By Ms. Flanagan, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Jennifer L. Flanagan for legislation relative to behavioral emergency services. Health Care Financing. Jennifer L. Flanagan

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