SENATE DOCKET, NO. 9        FILED ON: 1/10/2009

SENATE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 1129



The Commonwealth of Massachusetts



In the Year Two Thousand Nine



An Act relative to public hearings of the group insurance commission..


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, Section 3, shall be further amended by adding the following to the existing text, to follow the words, “including the cost thereof”:— “The commission shall be required to hold public hearings prior to changing requirements for copayments, deductibles, or other benefits.”