Health and Human Services (HHS)

Committee Room: Room 209, Cross State Office Building
Phone: (207) 287-1317
Mailing Address: Committee on Health and Human Services,  c/o Legislative Information, 100 State House Station, Augusta, ME 04333
Committee Jurisdiction
Department of Health and Human Services; Parts of the Dirigo Health Act, including the State Health Plan, the Maine Quality Forum and Advisory Council on Health Systems Development; Maine Health Data Organization; health and medical data; MaineCare, Medicaid, and Medicare Part D; children’s welfare and mental health services; childcare; public health and disease control; tobacco addiction prevention and control; sale of tobacco; prescription drugs; health care facilities and health care workforce; social and rehabilitation services; state health system planning; substance abuse; mental health; developmental and other disabilities; poverty, homelessness and public assistance; home and community-based long-term care; aging, elderly and disability issues; medical use of marijuana; maternal and infant health; and nursing facilities and residential care.
Committee Members

Senate: Eric L. Brakey, Chair (R-Androscoggin)
Earle L. McCormick (R-Kennebec)
Anne M. Haskell (D-Cumberland)
House: Drew Gattine, Chair (D-Westbrook)
Peter C. Stuckey (D-Portland)
Matthew J. Peterson (D-Rumford)
Scott M. Hamann (D-South Portland)
Christine S. Burstein (D-Lincolnville)
Patricia Hymanson (D-York)
Deborah J. Sanderson (R-Chelsea)†
Richard S. Malaby (R-Hancock)
Frances M. Head (R-Bethel)
Karen Vachon (R-Scarborough)

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