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HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 2575         FILED ON: 1/17/2013

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 1039

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

Paul W. Mark, (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 changing the definition of countable-income for MassHealth.

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

Paul W. Mark

2nd Berkshire


HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 2575        FILED ON: 1/17/2013

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 1039

By Mr. Mark of Peru (by request), a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1039) of Paul W. Mark for legislation to exclude certain business expenses and income deductions as income for MassHealth.  Health Care Financing. 


The Commonwealth of Massachusetts
 

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In the Year Two Thousand Thirteen

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An Act changing the definition of countable-income for MassHealth.
 

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

              Chapter 118E of the General Laws, in Section 12, is hereby amended by inserting the following:

              An individual’s and the spouse’s net earned and unearned income less certain business expenses and standard income deductions is referred to as the countable-income amount.  In determining gross monthly income, the MassHealth agency multiplies the average weekly income by 4.333 unless the income is monthly. 

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