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SENATE DOCKET, NO. 1753         FILED ON: 1/21/2011

SENATE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 537

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

Richard T. Moore

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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 requiring the Division of Medical Assistance to provide adequate rates.

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

Richard T. Moore

 


SENATE DOCKET, NO. 1753        FILED ON: 1/21/2011

SENATE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 537

By Mr. Moore,  a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 537) of Richard T. Moore for legislation to require the Division of Medical Assistance to provide adequate rates .  Health Care Financing. 

 

[SIMILAR MATTER FILED IN PREVIOUS SESSION
SEE SENATE, NO. 558 OF 2009-2010.]


The Commonwealth of Massachusetts
 

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In the Year Two Thousand Eleven

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An Act requiring the Division of Medical Assistance to provide adequate rates.
 

              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 11 of Chapter 118G (b) of the general laws, as appearing in the 2008 Official Edition,  is hereby amended by inserting at the end thereof the following new sentence:

              “The Division of Medical Assistance shall ensure that any third party payor responsible for the provision of behavioral health benefits for medical assistance recipients provide annual rate adjustments to all network hospitals not less than the Medical Consumer Price Increase for All Urban Consumers for the most recently completed state fiscal year”.

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