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SENATE DOCKET, NO. 1220         FILED ON: 1/20/2011

SENATE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 517

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

Mark C. Montigny

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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 coverage for chronic illness..

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

Mark C. Montigny

 


SENATE DOCKET, NO. 1220        FILED ON: 1/20/2011

SENATE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 517

By Mr. Montigny,  a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 517) of Mark C. Montigny for legislation relative to coverage for chronic illness.  Health Care Financing. 

 

[SIMILAR MATTER FILED IN PREVIOUS SESSION
SEE SENATE, NO. 551 OF 2009-2010.]


The Commonwealth of Massachusetts
 

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In the Year Two Thousand Eleven

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An Act relative to coverage for chronic illness..
 

              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 84 of Chapter 58 of the Acts of 2006 is amended by inserting after subsection (d) the following new subsection:-

                              (e), notwithstanding any General or Special Law no carrier shall be permitted to charge a co-payment or deductible for any prescriptions or devices that are prescribed by a physician that are necessary for the treatment or maintenance of a chronic disease, illness or condition. The department of public health shall adopt regulations further defining a chronic disease, illness or condition.

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