Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives
in General Court assembled, and by the authority of the same,
SECTION 1. Paragraph (h) of section 2 of chapter 32A of the General Laws, as appearing in the 1986 Official Edition, is hereby amended by inserting after the word "organization", in line 1, the second time it appears, the words:- , including without limitation a health maintenance organization.
SECTION 2. Section 14 of said chapter 32A, as so appearing, is hereby amended by striking out the third paragraph and inserting in place thereof the following paragraph:-
All persons eligible for the insurance provided under sections four, five, six, ten B, ten C and twelve shall have the option to be insured for the services of a health care organization under this section but shall not be insured for both. The commonwealth's contribution toward the total monthly premium or rate for coverage under this section shall be the same as and shall not exceed the commonwealth's contribution for the health insurance programs provided under sections four, five, six, ten B, ten C and twelve; and eligible persons having elected coverage under this section by making application as provided in section seven, shall pay the remainder premium or rate. Such payment by the insured shall be made to the commission as provided in section eight.