Outside Section 52
Data Current as of: 7/11/2011
Section 12 of said chapter 32B is hereby amended by inserting, at the end thereof, the following paragraph:-
The board of a trust or joint purchase group established by 2 or more governmental units may vote to implement changes to co-payments, deductibles, tiered provider network copayments and other plan design features which do not exceed those which an appropriate public authority may offer under section 22; provided, however, that each governmental unit that is a member of a trust or group shall comply with the requirements set forth in section 21 before any such changes may be applied to the health insurance coverage of such governmental unit's subscribers. If such changes to the dollar amounts for copayments, deductibles, tiered provider network copayments and other plan design features do not exceed those permitted under section 22, such changes shall be approved in accordance with the provisions of section 21.