SECTION 1: Notwithstanding the provisions of any general or special law to the contrary, every citizen of Massachusetts shall have access to the standards and procedures established in Sections 13, 14, 15 and 16 of Chapter 176O. Such standard shall be administered and enforced by the Office of Patient Protection established by Section 217 of Chapter 111.
The Executive Office of Health and Human Services and the Division of Insurance shall request Waivers from any laws or regulations which impede the effective implementation of this Act.
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