Financial Services

The Massachusetts Legislature’s Joint Financial Services Committee considers matters concerning banks, banking institutions, credit unions, insurance companies, insurance, including motor vehicle insurance, small loans and more, including health insurance. MHA works to educate committee members and positively impact legislation that affects our members in this arena. 
HB565 Relative to Opioid Prescribing Practices and Access to Pain Management
HB490/SB550, SB523 Pharmacy and Medical Malpractice
HB2180 Relative to Patient Choice to Promote Prescription Safety
HB488 / SB547, HB527 / SB524, SB543 Health Insurance Mandates / Life Insurance
SB566 An Act Relative to an Affordable Health Plan
HB2183, HB495, HB2157/SB565, SB595, HB538 Health and Dental Insurance Matters
MHA supports SB499/HB536 which seeks to guarantee women access to preventive health care, including contraception coverage, without co-pays. MHA strongly supports HB502, which requires MassHealth, its contractors, and all private insurers to adequa
MHA appreciates this opportunity to offer comments related to HB2811/SB120, “An Act Relative to Family Financial Protection.”
MHA offers testimony on a series of bills relating to commercial insurance.
HB523 Relative to Uncollected Co-pays, Co-insurance and Deductibles
The Joint Committee on Financial Services will hold a hearing on An Act Advancing and Expanding Access to Telemedicine Services
The Massachusetts Hospital Association (MHA), on behalf of its member hospitals and health systems, appreciates the opportunity to offer comments in strong opposition to HB824, “An Act Relative to the Public Reporting of Hospital Margins.”
The Massachusetts Hospital Association (MHA), on behalf of its member hospitals and health systems, appreciates this opportunity to offer testimony in strong support of HB905, “An Act to Expand Coverage and Access to Behavioral Health Services.”
11.17.2015  | Behavioral Health
The Massachusetts Hospital Association (MHA), on behalf of its member hospitals and health systems, appreciates this opportunity to offer comments related to the bills below.

Resources

Click on the links below for easy access to important information related to state healthcare issues and advocacy.
Visit the Commonwealth of Massachusetts websites below to find information on legislative hearings and other meetings of interest to the healthcare community.
To guide your navigation of the legislative process and assist your advocacy efforts, please visit the following state websites:
MHA has also developed the following documents for your information and benefit:
Click on the links below for easy access to information on important federal healthcare matters and MHA’s advocacy, outreach and other work on these issues.

Both of these include links to members list, committees, and legislation and records.