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SENATE DOCKET, NO. 1672        FILED ON: 1/18/2013

SENATE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 1274

 

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 the transfer of retirees to a Medicare health plan.

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

Michael J. Rodrigues

First Bristol and Plymouth

Kenneth J. Donnelly

Fourth Middlesex


SENATE DOCKET, NO. 1672        FILED ON: 1/18/2013

SENATE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 1274

By Mr. Rodrigues, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1274) of Michael J. Rodrigues and Kenneth J. Donnelly for legislation relative to the transfer of retireees to a Medicare health plan.  Public Service. 

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

 

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In the Year Two Thousand Thirteen

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An Act relative to the transfer of retirees to a Medicare health plan.

 

              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. Subsection (a) of section 18A of chapter 32B of the General Laws as appearing in the most recent edition is hereby amended by striking the words “a Medicare health plan” and inserting the following:- “Medicare Part A, Part B, or a Medicare supplement health plan”

              SECTION 2. Subsection (a) of said section 18A of said chapter 32B of the General Laws as appearing in the most recent edition is hereby amended in line 9 by inserting after the words “Medicare Part A” the following:- “,including but not limited to Part B,”

              SECTION 3.  Subsection (c) of said section 18A of chapter 32B of the General Laws as appearing in the most recent edition is hereby amended by inserting after the word “transfer” the following:- “including but not limited in the event that as provided in subsection (a), the retiree or spouse is no longer required to continue family coverage for a dependent in a plan other than a Medicare health plan offered by a governmental unit.”

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