Governor Charles D. Baker's Budget Recommendation - House 1 Fiscal Year 2016

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MassHealth Chiropractor Services Coverage

SECTION 45.   Notwithstanding section 53 of chapter 118E of the General Laws, the executive office of health and human services may determine the extent to which to include within its covered services for adults the federally-optional chiropractor services that were included in its state plan or demonstration program in effect on January 1, 2002.

This section permits MassHealth to adjust the level of chiropractic benefits it offers in fiscal year 2016 from the 2002 levels MassHealth is required to provide under statute.

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