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Health Care

Health Care

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Welcome to the Health Care Practice Area section. Here you will find information about a variety of health care programs for low income, elderly and disabled people. The most extensive information is about the Massachusetts Medicaid program (MassHealth) including fair hearing decisions, court decisions, practice memos, advocacy alerts and links to useful websites.

Please forward suggestions for content, or problems with broken links, etc. to Neil Cronin.

Resource Library Materials: Browse the library by category by clicking on a link in the sidebar to the left. If a listed category also has subcategories, you can find out what these are by clicking on the plus sign. Or, use the search, particularly if you want information on cross substantive issues.

See the MassHealth website for regulations and subregulatory materials such as operations memoranda and desk guides.

Latest 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
04/16/2015 - 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... Read more
04/13/2015 - Health Connector
ConnectorCare is the name for those private plans purchased through the Health Connector with the lowest premium & cost sharing for... Read more
01/01/2015 - Executive Office of Elder Affairs
Helpful information for Massachustts Medicare recipients regarding Medicare coverage, Medigap and Medicare Advantage Plans, and help... Read more