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HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 2937         FILED ON: 1/18/2013

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 1001

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

Bruce J. Ayers

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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:

Bruce J. Ayers

1st Norfolk

Tackey Chan

2nd Norfolk

John J. Lawn, Jr.

10th Middlesex


HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 2937        FILED ON: 1/18/2013

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 1001

By Mr. Ayers of Quincy, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1001) of Bruce J. Ayers, Tackey Chan and John J. Lawn, Jr. relative to health care provider excess spending.  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:  Section 18 of Chapter 12C is amended by adding the following after the first sentence:-

              For providers and provider organizations, excessive spending shall be determined based on the increase in the provider’s or provider organization’s health status adjusted total medical expense in excess of:  (a) the cost growth benchmark divided by (b) the provider’s or the provider organization’s relative price.

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