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SENATE DOCKET, NO. 105         FILED ON: 1/18/2011

SENATE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 505

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

Jennifer L. Flanagan

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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 to provide access to patient protection services for all Massachusetts citizens.

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

Jennifer L. Flanagan

 

Jennifer E. Benson

37th Middlesex

Susan C. Fargo

 


SENATE DOCKET, NO. 105        FILED ON: 1/18/2011

SENATE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 505

By Ms. Flanagan, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 505) of Jennifer L. Flanagan, Jennifer E. Benson and Susan C. Fargo for legislation to provide access to patient protection services for all Massachusetts citizens.  Health Care Financing. 


The Commonwealth of Massachusetts
 

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In the Year Two Thousand Eleven

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An Act to provide access to patient protection services for all Massachusetts citizens.
 

              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. Notwithstanding the provision of any general or special law to the contrary, every citizen of Massachusetts shall have access to the standards and procedures established under Sections 13, 14, 15, and 16 of Chapter 176O. Such standards shall be administered and enforced by the Office of Patient Protection established by Section 217 of Chapter 111.

              The Executive Office of Health and Human Services shall request Waivers from any federal laws or regulations which impede the effective implementation of this Act.

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