Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives
in General Court assembled, and by the authority of the same,
Section 7 of chapter 176B of the General Laws, as appearing in the 1986 Official Edition, is hereby amended by inserting after the first paragraph the following two paragraphs:-
A subscriber who is eligible for benefits supplemental to Part B of Title XVIII of the Social Security Act, as amended, under a nongroup medical service agreement, or a subscription certificate issued thereunder, or under a group medical service agreement shall be entitled to the benefits provided therein, including payments for the services of a participating or nonparticipating physician to be made by a medical service corporation to the subscriber or to the physician as such payments are made for the services under Part B of Title XVIII of the Social Security Act, as amended.
Nothing in this section shall be construed to allow a physician, who receives payment under a supplemental program of coverage to medicare, or other governmental programs, to charge to, or collect from, a subscriber or covered dependent any amount in excess of the maximum allowable compensation determined by the governmental agency administering such program as the basis for the government's payment thereunder to such physician.