HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 3703        FILED ON: 1/15/2009

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 1955



The Commonwealth of Massachusetts



In the Year Two Thousand Nine



An Act Relative to Substance Abuse Treatment..


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. Section 9A of chapter 118E of the General Laws as appearing in the 2006 Official Edition, is hereby amended by inserting after clause 14 the following clause:-

(15) Persons with a medical diagnosis of opiate addiction shall be eligible through MassHealth for coverage of treatment including, but not limited to, opiate blocker implants.