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HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 253         FILED ON: 1/9/2013

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 930

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

Louis L. Kafka

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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 relative to the cancellation of certain health insurance policies.

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

Louis L. Kafka

8th Norfolk

James E. Timilty

Bristol and Norfolk

Sarah K. Peake

4th Barnstable

Colleen M. Garry

36th Middlesex

Martin J. Walsh

13th Suffolk

John W. Scibak

2nd Hampshire

Theodore C. Speliotis

13th Essex

Denise Provost

27th Middlesex

Stephen L. DiNatale

3rd Worcester

Michael Barrett

Third Middlesex

Angelo M. Scaccia

14th Suffolk

Denise Andrews

2nd Franklin


HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 253        FILED ON: 1/9/2013

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 930

By Mr. Kafka of Stoughton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 930) of Louis L. Kafka and others relative to the cancellation of certain health insurance policies.  Financial Services. 

 

[SIMILAR MATTER FILED IN PREVIOUS SESSION
SEE HOUSE, NO. 2067 OF 2011-2012.]


The Commonwealth of Massachusetts
 

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In the Year Two Thousand Thirteen

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An Act relative to the cancellation of certain health insurance policies.
 

              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 100H of Chapter 175 is hereby amended by inserting after the section, the following sentence: An insured individual age sixty-five or older can designate someone else to be notified sixty days prior to the date of intended cancellation. If the company fails to notify the individual designated by the insured, such policy shall remain in effect until such notification or until ninety days after the insured reaches age sixty-five, whichever shall first occur.

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