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HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 3120         FILED ON: 1/21/2011

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 2898

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

Louis L. Kafka

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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 medical equipment suppliers.

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

Louis L. Kafka

8th Norfolk


HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 3120        FILED ON: 1/21/2011

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 2898

By Mr. Kafka of Stoughton, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2898) of Louis L. Kafka relative to medical equipment suppliers.  Public Health. 


The Commonwealth of Massachusetts
 

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In the Year Two Thousand Eleven

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An Act relative to medical equipment suppliers.
 

              Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court assembled, and by the authority of the same, as follows:
 

              Notwithstanding any general or special law to the contrary, Section 39C of Chapter 112 of the General Laws, as appearing in the 2008 Official Edition, is hereby amended by adding, at the end of the section, the following sentence: “Further, any health insurance company or hospital incorporated in the Commonwealth which contracts with a long-term or infusion pharmacy, durable medical equipment supplier, or respiratory equipment supplier shall ensure that, of the vendors that they contract with, no less than ten percent shall be certified by the Supplier Diversity Office of the Commonwealth.”

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