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HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 1352         FILED ON: 1/16/2013

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 1800

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

Elizabeth A. Malia

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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 substance abuse treatment.

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

Elizabeth A. Malia

11th Suffolk

Stephen L. DiNatale

3rd Worcester

Kathi-Anne Reinstein

16th Suffolk

Martin J. Walsh

13th Suffolk

Cory Atkins

14th Middlesex

Kay Khan

11th Middlesex


HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 1352        FILED ON: 1/16/2013

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 1800

By Ms. Malia of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1800) of Elizabeth A. Malia and others that persons with opiate addiction be eligible for treatment through MassHealth.  Mental Health and Substance Abuse. 

 

[SIMILAR MATTER FILED IN PREVIOUS SESSION
SEE HOUSE, NO. 1433 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 substance abuse treatment.
 

              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 9A of chapter 118E of the General Laws as appearing in the 2010 Official Edition, is hereby amended by inserting after clause 16, the following clause:-

              (17) Persons with a medical diagnosis of opiate addiction shall be MassHealth eligible for coverage of treatment including, but not limited to, opiate blocker implants.

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