SECTION 1. Chapter 118E of the General Laws is hereby amended by inserting after section 13L the following section:-
Section 13M. To the extent permitted under federal law, spouses shall be authorized to serve as paid caregivers in the MassHealth program for the provision of certain home-based care and services.
SECTION 2. The executive office of health and human services shall file a state plan amendment or waiver application, as may be required, to implement this act no later than 6 months following the effective date of this act.
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