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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

11/06/2015 - MLRI and MHLAC
On Sept. 8, 2015, HHS published proposed rules implementing  section 1557 of the Affordable Care Act regarding nondiscrimination in... Read more
11/03/2015 - Connector
The Connector has updated flyers and other informational materials about ConnectorCare for 2016 coverage.   Follow the link to... Read more
08/29/2015 - Vicky Pulos
This memo summarizes the circumstances in which the new eligibility and enrollment system will not be able to make an accurate... Read more
10/22/2015 - Vicky Pulos, MLRI
This  memo summarizes the current immigrant eligibility rules applicable to pregnant women, children, young adults, and other adults... Read more