The Online Resource for Massachusetts Poverty Law Advocates

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Recent Library Content

01/01/2015 - Tricia Brooks, Georgetown Health Policy Institute
Another helpful resource explaining the MAGI income methodology now being used in Massachusetts for most people under 65 in MassHealth and... Read more
04/24/2015 - DTA
Overview Harper, et al. v. Massachusetts Department of Transitional Assistance (DTA) was a class action lawsuit brought by disabled... Read more
04/24/2015 - DTA
Overview BEACON Build 47.4 contains implementation of certain changes to functionality related to welfare reform. Purpose The purpose of... Read more
04/24/2015 - DTA
Overview Whenever clients submit a document to the Department, it must be inspected by DTA staff before it is accepted and/or processed.... Read more
04/16/2015 - MLRI
Attached is MLRI's analysis of the Governor's proposed Budget for Fiscal Year 2016, House 1, and a link to the Mass. Medicaid Policy... Read more

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