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The 193rd General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Section 32: Payment of sums owed to subscriber's estate

Section 32. A nonprofit hospital service corporation which, upon the death of a subscriber, owes the subscriber's estate an aggregate sum not exceeding two thousand dollars under any contract for hospital care or reimbursement for other health services, may, at any time not less than sixty days after the subscriber's death, pay such sum to the husband, wife and next of kin of the subscriber and any such payment made in good faith shall fully discharge the corporation to the extent thereof; provided, however, that this section shall not apply if, prior to the time of such payment, the corporation has received a written claim under the subscriber's contract from any executor, administrator, or special administrator of the subscriber's estate.