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HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 271         FILED ON: 1/9/2013

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 1996

 

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 medical equipment suppliers.

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

Louis L. Kafka

8th Norfolk

Michael O. Moore

Second Worcester

Denise Andrews

2nd Franklin


HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 271        FILED ON: 1/9/2013

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 1996

By Mr. Kafka of Stoughton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1996) of Louis L. Kafka, Michael O. Moore and Denise Andrews relative to medical equipment suppliers.  Public Health. 

 

[SIMILAR MATTER FILED IN PREVIOUS SESSION
SEE HOUSE, NO. 2899 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 medical equipment suppliers.
 

              Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court assembled, and by the authority of the same, as follows:
 

              Notwithstanding any general or special law to the contrary, Section 39C of Chapter 112 of the General Laws, as appearing in the 2008 Official Edition, is hereby amended by adding, at the end of the section, the following sentence:

              “Further, any health insurance company or hospital incorporated in the Commonwealth which contracts with a long-term or infusion pharmacy, durable medical equipment supplier, or respiratory equipment supplier shall ensure that, of the vendors that they contract with, no less than ten percent shall be certified by the Supplier Diversity Office of the Commonwealth.”

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