HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 119        FILED ON: 1/9/2015

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 2027

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

Harold P. Naughton, Jr.

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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 relative to health care records.

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

Date Added:

Harold P. Naughton, Jr.

12th Worcester

1/9/2015

 


HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 119        FILED ON: 1/9/2015

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 2027

By Mr. Naughton of Clinton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2027) of Harold P. Naughton, Jr., relative to the fees for records of hospital patients.  Public Health.

 

[SIMILAR MATTER FILED IN PREVIOUS SESSION
SEE HOUSE, NO. 2043 OF 2013-2014.]

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

 

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In the One Hundred and Eighty-Ninth General Court
(2015-2016)

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An Act relative to health care records.

 

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 1. Section 12CC of Chapter 112 of the General Laws, as appearing in the 2002 Official Edition, is hereby amended by adding at the end thereof the following sentence:—

For the purpose of this section the word “reasonable fee” shall mean a fee of not more that twenty five cents per page of records, and not more than twenty dollars per hour for clerical and administrative expenses.

SECTION 2. Section 70 of Chapter 111 of the General Laws, as appearing in the 1998 Official Edition is hereby amended by adding at the end thereof the following sentence:—

For the purpose of this section the word “reasonable fee” shall mean a fee of not more that twenty-five cents per page of records, and not more that twenty dollars per hour of clerical and administrative expenses.