H 2224 (accompanied by study order H 4528) – Massachusetts

Status: Inactive / Dead
Year Introduced: 2017
Link: https://malegislature.gov/Bills/190/H2224

An Act to mitigate co-payment rates pursuant to care provided by physician assistants and nurse practitioners: a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2224) of Theodore C. Speliotis relative to patient co-payment rates for care provided by physician assistants and nurse practitioners. Notwithstanding any general or special law or any rule or regulation to the contrary any co-payment rate charged to a patient corresponding to the cost of exclusive care provided by a Physician Assistant, as defined in section 9E of chapter 112 of the General Laws, or a Nurse Practitioner, as defined in section 1 of chapter 176R of the General Laws, shall be adjusted to equal a co-payment rate in proportion to the co-payment rate pursuant to the corresponding cost of care provided by a physician, as defined in section 71 of chapter 93 of the General Laws.

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