Amendment #18 to S2509

Relative to emergency medical transportation provided to veterans

Mr. Smola of Warren moves to amend the bill by adding the following section:


"SECTION X. Chapter 115 of the Massachusetts General Laws, as appearing in the 2010 Official Edition, is hereby amended by adding the following section:-

Section 5B. (a) The Department of Veterans' Services shall consider the full reimbursement of expenses incurred by a veteran with 100% disability rating for emergency medical transportation services to local hospitals or veteran’s affairs hospitals.  Said veteran shall be responsible for providing proof of disability, within a reasonable amount of time, considering the medical condition of the veteran.".