HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 1344        FILED ON: 1/13/2009

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 946



The Commonwealth of Massachusetts



In the Year Two Thousand Nine



An Act relative to certain medical examinations..


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 3 of chapter 176D is hereby amended by adding to subsection 9 the following:

(o) Requiring an injured person to submit to physical examination by practitioners registered or licensed under the provisions of one hundred and twelve, and who are selected by the insurer, with unreasonable frequency (presumed to be more frequently than once each six months except in unusual circumstances), or at an unreasonable time or at an unreasonable distance from the injured persons’s residence.