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HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 3230        FILED ON: 1/21/2011

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 2785

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

Daniel K. Webster

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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 managed care services .

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

Daniel K. Webster

6th Plymouth

Donald F. Humason, Jr.

4th Hampden

Steven L. Levy

4th Middlesex

Bradley H. Jones, Jr.

20th Middlesex


HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 3230        FILED ON: 1/21/2011

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 2785

By Mr. Webster of Pembroke, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2785) of Daniel K. Webster and others relative to managed care services.  Health Care Financing. 

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

 

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In the Year Two Thousand Eleven

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An Act relative to managed care services .

 

              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, as appearing in the 2008 Official Edition, is hereby amended by adding the following new section:- Section 63. 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 enrolling all members meeting eligibility requirements as established pursuant to applicable federal and state law and regulation, and for whom the discontinuation would result in cost savings for the MassHealth program, 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 processes for other eligible categories and at the appropriate levels of premium. The office shall submit a report to the joint committee on health care financing and the clerks of the house and the senate by June 30, 2012 detailing which members it has newly enrolled in a Medicaid managed care organization, which members it has maintained in the MassHealth fee-for-service program and primary care clinician plan, and an actuarial justification for those members who have not been transferred to a Medicaid managed care organization.”.

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