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HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 1357         FILED ON: 1/16/2013

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 1036

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

John J. Mahoney

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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 amending Section 29 of Chapter 224 of the Acts of 2012.

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

John J. Mahoney

13th Worcester

James J. O'Day

14th Worcester

Michael O. Moore

Second Worcester

David Paul Linsky

5th Middlesex

Tom Sannicandro

7th Middlesex

Chris Walsh

6th Middlesex

Karen E. Spilka

Second Middlesex and Norfolk


HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 1357        FILED ON: 1/16/2013

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 1036

By Mr. Mahoney of Worcester, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1036) of John J. Mahoney and others for legislation to make for-profit hospitals and hospitals that are part of for-profit hospitals eligible for annual grants awarded by the Health Policy Commission.  Health Care Financing. 


The Commonwealth of Massachusetts
 

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In the Year Two Thousand Thirteen

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An Act amending Section 29 of Chapter 224 of the Acts of 2012.
 

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

              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 29 of Chapter 224 of the Acts of 2012 is hereby amended by striking in sub-section (d) of Section 2GGGG the following: 

              (3) a for-profit hospital or a hospital that is part of a for-profit hospital system.

              The commission shall annually award a grant by a competitive grant process to qualified acute hospitals. To be eligible to receive a grant under this subsection, a qualified acute hospital shall not include: (1) any hospital that is a teaching hospital; (2) any hospital whose relative prices are above the statewide median relative price, as determined by the center for health information analysis; or, (3) a for-profit hospital or a hospital that is part of a for-profit hospital system.

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