HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 660        FILED ON: 1/14/2019

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 2209

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

Daniel R. Cullinane

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To the Honorable Senate and House of Representatives of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts in General
Court assembled:

The undersigned legislators and/or citizens respectfully petition for the adoption of the accompanying bill:

An Act to provide diabetes prevention program benefits.

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

Daniel R. Cullinane

12th Suffolk

Louis L. Kafka

8th Norfolk

RoseLee Vincent

16th Suffolk

Daniel J. Hunt

13th Suffolk

José F. Tosado

9th Hampden

F. Jay Barrows

1st Bristol

Kevin G. Honan

17th Suffolk

Joseph W. McGonagle, Jr.

28th Middlesex

Michael J. Finn

6th Hampden

James Arciero

2nd Middlesex

Gerard J. Cassidy

9th Plymouth

Rebecca L. Rausch

Norfolk, Bristol and Middlesex


HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 660        FILED ON: 1/14/2019

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 2209

By Mr. Cullinane of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2209) of Daniel R. Cullinane and others that the Group Insurance Commission provide diabetes prevention program benefits to certain active and retired employees.  Public Service.

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

 

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In the One Hundred and Ninety-First General Court
(2019-2020)

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An Act to provide diabetes prevention program benefits.

 

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court assembled, and by the authority of the same, as follows:
 

SECTION 1. Chapter 32A of the General Laws, as appearing in the 2014 Official Edition, is hereby amended by inserting after section 17O the following section:-

Section 17P. The commission shall provide to any active or retired employee of the commonwealth who is insured under the group insurance commission and is identified as someone with prediabetes those items and services furnished under a diabetes prevention program recognized as a National Diabetes Prevention Program as established by the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.