SENATE DOCKET, NO. 633        FILED ON: 1/18/2017

SENATE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 664

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

Bruce E. Tarr

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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 establishing a healthcare insurance premium payment pool for working families.

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

Bruce E. Tarr

First Essex and Middlesex

 


SENATE DOCKET, NO. 633        FILED ON: 1/18/2017

SENATE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 664

By Mr. Tarr, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 664) of Bruce E. Tarr for legislation to establish a healthcare insurance premium payment pool for working families.  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 establishing a healthcare insurance premium payment pool for working families.

 

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 3 of chapter 176Q of the General Laws is hereby amended by inserting at the end thereof the following new subsection:-

(w) to facilitate a private sector method for the collection of health insurance premium payments made for a health benefit plan by multiple payers, including the policyholder, one or more employers of one or more individuals covered by the policy, government programs, and others by educating employers and insurers about collection services available through a vendor(s).