HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 2267        FILED ON: 1/19/2017

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 2220

 

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 MassHealth benefits for single individuals.

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

Date Added:

Harold P. Naughton, Jr.

12th Worcester

1/19/2017

 


HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 2267        FILED ON: 1/19/2017

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 2220

By Mr. Naughton of Clinton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2220) of Harold P. Naughton, Jr., relative to MassHealth benefits for certain single individuals.  Health Care Financing.

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

 

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In the One Hundred and Ninetieth General Court
(2017-2018)

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An Act relative to MassHealth benefits for single individuals.

 

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court assembled, and by the authority of the same, as follows:
 

Section 9 of chapter 118E of the General Laws, as appearing in the 2012 Official Edition is hereby amended by adding the following paragraph:-

Notwithstanding an general or special law or rule or regulation to the contrary a single person, widow or widower may have no more than $100,000 in monetary assets be eligible for MassHealth assistance pursuant to this section.  A single person, widow or widower may also have home ownership rights and be eligible for MassHealth assistance pursuant to this section.