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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. ncronin@MLRI.org

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

03/30/2015 - Vicky Pulos MLRI
This March 30, 2015 Table shows the two different groups of people who had health coverage end recently or will be getting MassHealth... Read more
03/30/2015 - Vicky Pulos, MLRI
It is not too late for renewing MassHealth members who receive termination notices to reapply and reinstate their coverage back to the date... Read more
03/20/2015 - Neil and Vicky
Updated income chart for 2015 MassHealth Eligibility. This chart is based on the Office of Medicaid's 2015 Desk Guide of Federal... Read more
03/01/2015 - Office of Medicaid
MassHealth updated its income standards to reflect updated 2015 federal poverty levels on March 1. MLRI is currently working on our version... Read more