|TO:||Commercial Health Insurers, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Massachusetts, Inc. and Health Maintenance Organizations|
|FROM:||Julianne M. Bowler, Commissioner of Insurance|
|DATE:||September 16, 2002|
|RE:||Addendum to "2002 Guide to Health Insurance for People with Medicare"|
Enclosed please find a copy of the Massachusetts Addendum to the " 2002 Guide to Health Insurance for People with Medicare. " The Massachusetts Addendum must be provided along with the "2002 Guide to Health Insurance for People with Medicare" to those people eligible for Medicare pursuant to Massachusetts regulations 211 CMR 42.09(4) and 211 CMR 71.13(2)(d)4. Please note that the Massachusetts Addendum is in 14-point type.
Please do not inadvertently include this bulletin cover memo with the Addendum when it is given to consumers. Questions regarding this bulletin by licensed carriers may be directed to Kevin Beagan, Director, Health Unit of the State Rating Bureau at the Division of Insurance at (617) 521-7347.