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An Act to Amend the Medical Services Payment Act

Legislature :
55
Session :
1
Bill No. :
30
Member :
Hon. E. Robichaud
First Reading :
2004-3-31
Second Reading :
2004-4-2
Committee of the Whole :
2004-5-13
Amended :
Third Reading :
2004-5-14
Royal Assent :
2004-5-28
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Bill 30

Text of Bill :
Her Majesty, by and with the advice and consent of the Legislative Assembly of New Brunswick, enacts as follows:



1                           Subsection 2(4) of the Medical Services Payment Act, chapter M-7 of the Revised Statutes, 1973, is repealed and the following is substituted:



2(4)                   Notwithstanding subsection (2), the provincial authority may enter into an agreement with medical facilities in the State of Maine to provide entitled services to beneficiaries who reside or work in or visit a prescribed geographic area within New Brunswick, and the medical services plan may provide payments of amounts in respect of entitled services furnished to those beneficiaries at those medical facilities at the rate negotiated by the provincial authority.



2                           This Act comes into force on a day to be fixed by proclamation.



EXPLANATORY NOTES



Section 1



The existing provision is as follows:



2(4)                   Notwithstanding subsection (2), the provincial authority may enter into an agreement with medical facilities in the State of Maine to provide entitled services to beneficiaries who reside in a prescribed geographic area within New Brunswick, and the medical services plan may provide payments of amounts in respect of entitled services furnished to those beneficiaries at those medical facilities at the rate negotiated by the provincial authority.



Section 2



Commencement provision.

 

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