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HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 1767         FILED ON: 1/17/2013

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 1047

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

Alice Hanlon Peisch

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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 regarding the countable assets of medical assistance recipients.

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

Alice Hanlon Peisch

14th Norfolk

William N. Brownsberger

Second Suffolk and Middlesex

Jennifer E. Benson

37th Middlesex

Edward F. Coppinger

10th Suffolk

Kay Khan

11th Middlesex

Jonathan Hecht

29th Middlesex

Denise Provost

27th Middlesex

James M. Murphy

4th Norfolk

Carolyn C. Dykema

8th Middlesex

John V. Fernandes

10th Worcester

Kate Hogan

3rd Middlesex


HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 1767        FILED ON: 1/17/2013

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 1047

By Ms. Peisch of Wellesley, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1047) of Alice Hanlon Peisch and others relative to excluding certain retirement funds from countable assets of medical assistance recipients.  Health Care Financing. 

 

[SIMILAR MATTER FILED IN PREVIOUS SESSION
SEE HOUSE, NO. 2097 OF 2011-2012.]


The Commonwealth of Massachusetts
 

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In the Year Two Thousand Thirteen

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An Act regarding the countable assets of medical assistance recipients.
 

              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 21A of Chapter 118E of the General Laws, as appearing in the 2010 Official Edition, is hereby amended by striking out subsection (2)(i) and replacing it with the following new subsection:-

              (2)(i) the type and amount of all countable assets; provided that any funds held by the community spouse of an institutionalized applicant or recipient in an Individual Retirement Account, Keogh plan or other pension fund shall be considered a non-countable asset as long as regular income distributions are made from the fund or the community spouse is employed;

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