Outside Section 155
Data Current as of: 8/6/2010
The commonwealth health insurance connector authority shall transfer $2,500,000 to the executive office of health and human services for MassHealth outreach enrollment grants in fiscal year 2011, to be administered by the executive office in consultation with the health care reform outreach and education unit. The grants shall be awarded to groups statewide, including areas in which the division of health care finance and policy has determined that there exists a high percentage of uninsured individuals and areas in which there are limited health care providers. Funds shall be awarded as grants to community and consumer-focused public and private nonprofit groups to provide enrollment assistance, education and outreach activities directly to consumers who may be eligible for MassHealth, the Commonwealth Care Program, the Commonwealth Choice Program or the Commonwealth Care Bridge Program and who may require individualized support due to geography, ethnicity, race, language, culture, immigration or disease.
I am vetoing this section for the same reasons that I vetoed Section 131 concerning other authorities.