NOTICE OF HEARING

DOCKET NO. G2014-03

Proposed Amendments to 211 CMR 36.00 –  

THE USE OF AIDS-RELATED INFORMATION FOR LIFE AND HEALTH
INSURANCE AND INFORMED CONSENT

           

 Pursuant to Massachusetts General Laws Chapter 30A and the authority granted to the Commissioner of Insurance under M.G.L. chs. 175; 176; 176A; 176B; 176C; 176D; 176E; 176F; and 176G,  a hearing will be held at the offices of the Division of Insurance (“Division”), 1000 Washington Street, Boston, MA  02118-6200 on July 10, 2014 at 9:30 a.m.  The purpose of this hearing is to afford all interested persons an opportunity to provide oral and/or written comment regarding the proposed amendments to 211 CMR 36.00, THE USE OF AIDS-RELATED INFORMATION FOR LIFE AND HEALTH INSURANCE AND INFORMED CONSENT.

The proposed amendments to 211 CMR 36.00 pdf format of 211-36-redlined.pdf
would update the language and terminology to conform with current standards of confidentiality and advances in medical science.

The proceedings concerning the promulgation of amendments to 211 CMR 36.00 shall be designated as Docket No. G2014-03.  Any person who wishes to provide oral comment concerning this regulation must file a Notice of Intent to Comment with the Docket Clerk no later than 4:00PM on July 8, 2014.  Persons wishing to submit written comments may do so until the record of the hearing is closed.  All submissions must be sent to the Docket Clerk, Hearings and Appeals, Division of Insurance, 1000 Washington Street, Suite 810, Boston, MA  02118-6200, or by electronic mail to doidocket.mailbox@state.ma.us and must refer to Docket No. G2014-03 in the subject line.  Persons who do not file a Notice of Intent to Comment will be heard after those who notify the Division in advance of the hearing. 

A copy of the regulation with proposed amendments is available from the Division and also is posted on its website at: www.mass.gov/doi.   

 

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                                                                                    Joseph G. Murphy
                                                                                   Commissioner of Insurance

Dated:  June 6, 2014