Sánchez Named Chair of Top Health Committee

Sánchez Named Chair of Top Health Committee

Representative Sánchez is named the House Chair of the Joint Committee on Health Care Financing by Speaker Robert DeLeo
BOSTON—House Speaker Robert A. DeLeo yesterday named State Representative Jeffrey Sánchez (D-Boston) House Chairman of the Joint Committee on Health Care Financing. This new appointment will allow Chairman Sánchez to continue his work on a variety of health care issues, including reducing health disparities and regulating e-cigarettes.
Chairman Sánchez, of the 15th Suffolk District, has served as the House Chair of the Joint Committee on Public Health since 2009. In this new position, Sánchez will play a significant role in evaluating any changes Governor Baker proposes to MassHealth and will be instrumental in future state health reform efforts.

The committee is co-chaired by Senator James T. Welch of West Springfield.

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