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Event Detail – Joint Committee on Public Health

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Event Date:5/3/2011

Start Time:10:00 AM

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Event Description

Access to Health Care, Health Disparities, Public Health Programs and Policies

Item Bill Number Bill Title Sponsor
1 S1079 By [SPONSOR PREFIX] [SPONSOR NAME], a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1079) of [PETITIONERS LIST] for legislation relative to adult dental restoration. Public Health. Harriette L. Chandler
2 S1087 By Mr. DiDomenico, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1087) of Sal N. DiDomenico, Michael F. Rush, Cory Atkins, Gloria L. Fox and other members of the General Court for legislation to improve health care access. Public Health. Sal N. DiDomenico
3 S1091 By Ms. Fargo, petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1091) of Susan C. Fargo, Jeffrey Sánchez, Martha Walz, Sal N. DiDomenico and other members of the General Court for legislation to eliminate racial and ethnic health disparities in the Commonwealth [Joint Committee on Public Health]. Susan C. Fargo
4 S1092 By Ms. Fargo, petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1092) of Forry, Swan, Story and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish community based grant programs to eliminate racial and ethnic health disparities in the Commonwealth [Joint Committee on Public Health]. Susan C. Fargo
5 H583 By Mr. Atsalis of Barnstable, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 583) of Demetrius J. Atsalis relative to creating a community hospital in-patient psychiatric relief program. Public Health. Demetrius J. Atsalis
6 H596 By Mr. Koutoujian of Waltham, petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 596) of Peter J. Koutoujian that the Executive Office of Health and Human Services be directed to eliminate disparities in the delivery of health care to certain disabled persons. Public Health. Peter J. Koutoujian
7 H598 By Mr. Kulik of Worthington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 598) of Stephen Kulik and others for legislation to establish a health care outreach and education unit within the Executive Office of Health and Human Services. Public Health. Stephen Kulik
8 H612 By Ms. Provost of Somerville, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 612) of Denise Provost and others that medical equipment be accessible to disabled persons. Public Health. Denise Provost
9 H631 By Mr. Turner of Dennis, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 631) of Cleon H. Turner and others relative to the medical security plan for children to include biologically-based disorders with unlimited mental health visits. Public Health. Cleon H. Turner
10 H1496 By Mr. Koutoujian of Waltham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1496) of Peter J. Koutoujian for legislation to increase eye and vision care access in rural and underserved communities. Public Health. Peter J. Koutoujian
11 H1498 By Mr. Lewis of Winchester, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1498) of Brian M. Ashe and others for legislation establishing a fund to be known as the prevention and cost control trust fund. Public Health. Jason M. Lewis
12 H1501 By Ms. Malia of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1501) of Elizabeth A. Malia and others for legislation to provide for primary and preventative health care services for certain children in the Commonwealth. Public Health. Elizabeth A. Malia
13 H1516 By Ms. Reinstein of Revere, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1516) of Kathi-Anne Reinstein and others that ambulatory surgery centers and clinical laboratories be required to provide care to enrollees of MassHealth. Public Health. Kathi-Anne Reinstein
14 H1517 By Messrs. Sánchez of Boston and Rushing, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1517) of Jeffrey Sánchez, Byron Rushing and others for legislation to eliminate racial and ethnic health disparities. Public Health. Jeffrey Sánchez
Byron Rushing
15 H1518 By Messrs. Sánchez of Boston and Rushing, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1518) of Jeffrey Sánchez and others for legislation to establish community based grant programs to eliminate racial and ethnic health disparities. Public Health. Jeffrey Sánchez
Byron Rushing
16 H1523 By Mr. Sánchez of Boston, a petition (accompanied by resolve, House, No. 1523) of Jeffrey Sánchez for an investigation by a special commission (including members of the General Court) relative to reducing the wait time for medical equipment for children with special health care needs. Public Health. Jeffrey Sánchez
17 H1529 By Mr. Scibak of South Hadley, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1529) of Harriette L. Chandler and others relative to the restoration of oral health benefits for MassHealth recipients. Public Health. John W. Scibak
18 H1530 By Mr. Sciortino of Medford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1530) of Carl M. Sciortino, Jr. and others relative to providing for a presumptive eligibility program for MassHealth applicants. Public Health. Carl M. Sciortino, Jr.
19 H1531 By Mr. Smizik of Brookline, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1531) of Frank I. Smizik and Michael J. Moran requiring health care coverage for the medically necessary treatment for disease, illness, injury, or bodily dysfunction required by a student's individual educational program. Public Health. Frank I. Smizik
20 H2353 By Mr. Jones of North Reading, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2353) of Bradley H. Jones, Jr., and others relative to managed care organization. Public Health. Bradley H. Jones, Jr.
21 H2375 By [SPONSOR PREFIX] [SPONSOR NAME] of [SPONSOR CITY], a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2375) of [PETITIONERS LIST] for legislation to establish a child health policy council within, but not subject to control of, the Executive Office of Health and Human Services. Public Health. Jeffrey Sánchez
22 H2895 By Mr. Collins of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2895) of Nick Collins for legislation to establish a state health service corps within the Executive Office of Health and Human Services to ensure the quality, affordability and access to primary and preventive health care throughout the Commonwealth. Public Health. Nick Collins
23 S1105 By Mr. Hart, petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1105) of Hart for legislation to establish a state health service corps within the Executive Office of Health and Human Services to ensure the quality, affordability and access to primary and preventive health care throughout the Commonwealth [Joint Committee on Public Health]. John Hart, Jr.
24 S1117 By Mr. McGee, petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1117) of DiDomenico and McGee for legislation to ensure access to basic health care for children and young adults [Joint Committee on Public Health]. Thomas M. McGee
25 S1139 By Mr. Moore, petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1139) of Moore for legislation relative to Masshealth enrollment for persons leaving correctional facilities [Joint Committee on Public Health]. Richard T. Moore
26 S1153 By Mr. Moore, petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1153) of Alicea and Moore for legislation to require equitable payment from the Commonwealth [Joint Committee on Public Health]. Richard T. Moore

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