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Budget Summary FY2011

Outside Section 172
Data Current as of:  8/6/2010

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Provision of Publicly Subsidized Healthcare Services

SECTION 172.   The inspector general shall review and comment, within 30 days after the effective date of this act, on any award, transfer or procurement by the executive office of health and human services of any of the services currently being provided under the customer services contract responsible for the provision of key operations services to the MassHealth member and provider communities to a private vendor or to any department of the commonwealth as defined in 815 CMR 6.02.

Veto Explanation:
I am vetoing this section because it interferes with both the Inspector General's independent exercise of discretion, as well as an executive department's judgment regarding quality, efficiency, and cost in the provision of state services. In the spirit of this section and recognizing the Inspector General's existing authority, the Secretary of Health and Human Services has written to the Inspector General about this matter.