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The 190th General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Section 11: Fraud investigations; right to request and receive information

Section 11. For the purpose of investigating fraud and collecting data regarding workplace injuries, the department shall have the right to request and receive information from the department of revenue, the department of unemployment assistance, and the department of career services, the registry of motor vehicles, the department of welfare, the insurance fraud bureau of Massachusetts, the workers' compensation rating and inspection bureau, and individual insurers, self-insurers and self-insurance groups and shall forward information regarding fraudulent activities to these entities. Such information shall be provided within thirty days unless otherwise authorized by the commissioner. The division of administration shall document evidence of any fraudulent activity and promptly refer such documentation to the office of the attorney general.