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SENATE DOCKET, NO. 98        FILED ON: 1/11/2013

SENATE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 501

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

Harriette L. Chandler

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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 equitable reimbursement rates for services provided to publicly assisted patients.

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

Harriette L. Chandler

First Worcester

John W. Scibak

2nd Hampshire

Gale D. Candaras

First Hampden and Hampshire

Danielle W. Gregoire

4th Middlesex

Denise Andrews

2nd Franklin

Denise Provost

27th Middlesex


SENATE DOCKET, NO. 98        FILED ON: 1/11/2013

SENATE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 501

By Ms. Chandler, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 501) of Harriette L. Chandler, John W. Scibak, Gale D. Candaras, Danielle W. Gregoire and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to equitable reimbursement rates for services provided to publicly assisted patients.  Health Care Financing. 

 

[SIMILAR MATTER FILED IN PREVIOUS SESSION
SEE SENATE, NO. 489 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 equitable reimbursement rates for services provided to publicly assisted patients.

 

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

              Section 7 of Chapter 118G of the General Laws, as appearing in the 2008 Official Edition, is hereby amended by adding at the end thereof: The executive office shall develop a plan to index the child and adult dental fee schedule to the seventy fifth percentile of the most current American Dental Association Survey of Dental Fees of General Practitioners by January 1, 2017.  The plan, at a minimum, shall include all dental services covered as of January 1, 2009.                 

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