SECTION 1. Chapter 118E is hereby amended by inserting after section 10L, inserted by section 71 of chapter 208 of the acts of 2018 the following section:-
Section 10M. The division and its contracted health insurers, health plans, health maintenance organizations, behavioral health management firms and third party administrators under contract to a Medicaid managed care organization or primary care clinician plan shall not require an enrollee to obtain a referral from a primary care physician prior to obtaining health care services from an urgent care facility; provided , that any urgent care facility providing health care services to an enrollee shall provide the enrollee with names of primary care physicians contracted with MassHealth and practicing in the municipality of residence of the enrollee or an adjacent municipality.
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