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SENATE DOCKET, NO. 1092         FILED ON: 1/17/2013

SENATE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 860

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

James B. Eldridge, (BY REQUEST)

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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 workers compensation.

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

Thomas Card

15 Cetrina Drive, Marlborough, MA 01572


SENATE DOCKET, NO. 1092        FILED ON: 1/17/2013

SENATE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 860

By Mr. Eldridge (by request), a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 860) of Thomas Card for legislation relative to workers compensation.  Labor and Workforce Development. 

 

[SIMILAR MATTER FILED IN PREVIOUS SESSION
SEE SENATE, NO. 925 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 workers compensation.
 

              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 13 of chapter 152 of the General Laws, as so appearing in the 2010 Official Edition, is hereby amended by inserting after the first paragraph the following new paragraphs:--

              The rate of payment by insurers for health care services adjudged compensable under this chapter shall be sufficient to ensure that the injured can afford all necessary care.

              The commissioner will be responsible for ensuring that compensation and coverage determinations for services adjudged compensable under this chapter are made in a timely manner.

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