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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

03/20/2015 - 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
02/26/2015 - Connector and Office of Medicaid
2015 Open Enrollment started on Nov. 15, 2014 and ended on Feb. 23, 2015. It was the time in which people could freely purchase non-group... Read more
02/01/2015 - Office of Medicaid
In this set of powerpoint slides posted on the MassHealth Training Forum website, MassHealth lays out its process for renewing eligibility... Read more