HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 3733        FILED ON: 1/18/2019

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 1973

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

Lenny Mirra

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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 permitting ambulances to transport patients to urgent care centers.

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

Lenny Mirra

2nd Essex

Mathew J. Muratore

1st Plymouth

Bruce E. Tarr

First Essex and Middlesex


HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 3733        FILED ON: 1/18/2019

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 1973

By Mr. Mirra of West Newbury, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1973) of Lenny Mirra, Mathew J. Muratore and Bruce E. Tarr relative to permitting ambulances to transport patients to urgent care centers.  Public Health.

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

 

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In the One Hundred and Ninety-First General Court
(2019-2020)

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An Act permitting ambulances to transport patients to urgent care centers.

 

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 2 of Chapter 111C of the General Laws, as appearing in the 2016 Official Edition, is hereby amended by inserting at the end thereof the following new subsection:-

(17) in situations determined as non-emergent, permit the transportation of patients directly to a clinic, as defined in section 52 of chapter 111, including an urgent care center, instead of an emergency department.