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HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 1831         FILED ON: 1/20/2011

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 1221

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

Michael A. Costello

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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 improving access to coverage for Medicaid beneficiaries.

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

Michael A. Costello

1st Essex

Bradley H. Jones, Jr.

20th Middlesex


HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 1831        FILED ON: 1/20/2011

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 1221

By Mr. Costello of Newburyport, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1221) of Michael A. Costello and Bradley H. Jones, Jr. relative to enrollment into MassHealth and Medicaid managed care organizations.  Health Care Financing. 


The Commonwealth of Massachusetts
 

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In the Year Two Thousand Eleven

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An Act improving access to coverage for Medicaid beneficiaries.
 

              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 118E of the General Laws is hereby amended by adding the following new section:

              Section 62 ­ The Executive Office of Health and Human Services shall discontinue membership in the MassHealth fee-for-service program and primary care clinician plan, and shall begin to enroll all members meeting eligibility requirements, as established pursuant to applicable federal and state law and regulation, into a Medicaid managed care organization that has contracted with the commonwealth to deliver such managed care services, in accordance with the enrollment and assignment process for other eligible categories and at the appropriate levels of premium.

              SECTION 2.

              This act shall take effect on January 1, 2013.

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