§ 1 Definitions
§ 2 Proposed preferred provider arrangements; requirements upon receipt of completed forms for reimbursement
§ 3 Health benefit plans; minimum requirements
§ 3A Workers’ compensation medical services organizations; minimum requirements
§ 4 Discriminatory refusal of provider
§ 4A Health benefit plans; genetic tests; discrimination based on genetic information
§ 5 Financial and utilization records
§ 6 Surety bond, reinsurance or other financial resources
§ 7 Report
§ 8 Powers of commissioner; standardized claim form
§ 9 Application of laws
§ 10 Applications
§ 11 Annual assessment
§ 12 Coverage for children under age 18 for cleft lip and cleft palate

Terms Used In Massachusetts General Laws > Chapter 176I

  • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
  • Corporation: A legal entity owned by the holders of shares of stock that have been issued, and that can own, receive, and transfer property, and carry on business in its own name.
  • Evidence: Information presented in testimony or in documents that is used to persuade the fact finder (judge or jury) to decide the case for one side or the other.
  • Fiscal year: The fiscal year is the accounting period for the government. For the federal government, this begins on October 1 and ends on September 30. The fiscal year is designated by the calendar year in which it ends; for example, fiscal year 2006 begins on October 1, 2005 and ends on September 30, 2006.
  • Fraud: Intentional deception resulting in injury to another.
  • Other entity: includes a domestic or foreign nonprofit corporation. See Massachusetts General Laws ch. 156D sec. 11.01
  • Statute: A law passed by a legislature.