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SENATE DOCKET, NO. 1429        FILED ON: 1/21/2011

SENATE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 511


The Commonwealth of Massachusetts



Patricia D. Jehlen


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 to encourage preventive care.






Patricia D. Jehlen


Alice K. Wolf

25th Middlesex

Brian M. Ashe

2nd Hampden

Michael D. Brady

9th Plymouth

Antonio F. D. Cabral

13th Bristol

Christine E. Canavan

10th Plymouth

James B. Eldridge


Gloria L. Fox

7th Suffolk

Jonathan Hecht

29th Middlesex

Jason M. Lewis

31st Middlesex

Elizabeth A. Malia

11th Suffolk

Christopher M. Markey

9th Bristol

Mark C. Montigny


Byron Rushing

9th Suffolk

John W. Scibak

2nd Hampshire

Carl M. Sciortino, Jr.

34th Middlesex

Frank I. Smizik

15th Norfolk

Karen E. Spilka


Ellen Story

3rd Hampshire

Timothy J. Toomey, Jr.

26th Middlesex

Cleon H. Turner

1st Barnstable

Chris Walsh

6th Middlesex

Martha M. Walz

8th Suffolk

SENATE DOCKET, NO. 1429        FILED ON: 1/21/2011

SENATE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 511

By Ms. Jehlen,  a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 511) of Patricia D. Jehlen, Alice K. Wolf, Brian M. Ashe, Michael D. Brady and other members of the General Court for legislation to encourage preventive care.  Health Care Financing. 


The Commonwealth of Massachusetts



In the Year Two Thousand Eleven



An Act to encourage preventive care.


              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 118H of the General Laws is hereby amended by adding the following section:-  

              Section 7. The program shall not impose cost sharing requirements for preventive care, screenings or services pursuant to section 2713 of the Public Health Services Act.

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