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SENATE DOCKET, NO. 1321         FILED ON: 1/18/2013

SENATE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 562

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

Michael J. Rodrigues

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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 direct contracting.

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

Michael J. Rodrigues

First Bristol and Plymouth

Carolyn C. Dykema

8th Middlesex


SENATE DOCKET, NO. 1321        FILED ON: 1/18/2013

SENATE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 562

By Mr. Rodrigues, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 562) of Michael J. Rodrigues and Carolyn C. Dykema for legislation relative to direct contracting.  Health Care Financing. 


The Commonwealth of Massachusetts
 

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In the Year Two Thousand Thirteen

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An Act relative to direct contracting.
 

              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:  Chapter 224 of the acts of 2012 is hereby amended by inserting after section 308, the following section:-

              Section 309. Notwithstanding any general or special law to the contrary, the office of Medicaid, the group insurance commission, and the commonwealth health insurance connector authority shall contract with risk-bearing provider organizations for the provision and coordination of health care services administered by such programs.  Such risk-bearing provider organizations that have obtained a risk certificate or a waiver from the Division of Insurance pursuant to section 3 of chapter 176T shall not be required to obtain additional insurance licensure under chapters 175, 176A, 176B, 176G, 176I or 176J of the General Laws.

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