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HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 2082         FILED ON: 1/20/2011

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 2456

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

Bradley H. Jones, Jr.

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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 employee plus one plans.

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

Bradley H. Jones, Jr.

20th Middlesex

Donald F. Humason, Jr.

4th Hampden

Randy Hunt

5th Barnstable

F. Jay Barrows

1st Bristol

Shaunna O'Connell

3rd Bristol

Donald H. Wong

9th Essex

Todd M. Smola

1st Hampden

Sheila C. Harrington

1st Middlesex

Steven L. Levy

4th Middlesex

George N. Peterson, Jr.

9th Worcester

Elizabeth A. Poirier

14th Bristol

Viriato Manuel deMacedo

1st Plymouth


HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 2082        FILED ON: 1/20/2011

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 2456

By Mr. Jones of North Reading, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2456) of Bradley H. Jones, Jr. and others for legislation to define employee plan, employee plus one plan and family plan options for public employee health insurance.  Public Service. 


The Commonwealth of Massachusetts
 

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In the Year Two Thousand Eleven

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An Act relative to employee plus one plans.
 

              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 2 of chapter 32A of the General Laws, as most recently amended by chapter 288 of the acts of 2010, is hereby amended by inserting after the definition of “Health care organization” the following new definitions:

              “Employee plus one health coverage”, health insurance coverage for an employee plus one dependent;

              “Family health coverage”, health insurance coverage for an employee and his or her eligible dependents;

              “Individual health coverage”, health insurance coverage for an employee.

              SECTION 2. Section 4 of said chapter 32A is hereby amended by inserting after the word “commonwealth”, in line 11, the following words:

              "; provided that the commission shall negotiate with and purchase from one or more insurance companies, savings banks or non-profit hospital or medical service corporations health insurance coverage for Employee Plus One health coverage plans".

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