SECTION 1. It shall be the policy of the General Court to impose a moratorium on the enactment of any and all new mandated health benefit legislation.
SECTION 2. Section 304 of chapter 149 of the acts of 2004, requiring the executive office of health and human services to produce a list of employers who have 50 or more employees using public health assistance each year, is hereby repealed.
SECTION 3. Section 14G of chapter 151A of the General Laws is hereby repealed.
SECTION 4. The division of unemployment assistance, in conjunction with the commonwealth health insurance connector authority and the division of medical assistance, shall make recommendations to the legislature by June 30, 2013on how best to provide health insurance to unemployed residents of the commonwealth who qualify for benefits under chapter 151A of the general laws, by expanding MassHealth programs or the connector’s existing programs, provided that such programs will be paid for from the General Fund and not through a special assessment on employers and provided further such program shall maximize federal reimbursement to the extent possible.
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