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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

04/02/2014 - MLRI, DLC
Links to medical definitions and medical information: National Library of Medicine (NIH)... Read more
03/01/2012 - MLRI
Desk guide with charts summarizing immigrant eligibility rules and identifying documents and codes that establish different types of... Read more
11/15/2013 - U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services
The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has a Fact Sheet on Public Charge that further clarifies what public benefits... Read more
05/31/2011 - Mental Health Legal Advisors Committee
  The Mental Health Legal Advisors Committee's DYS Project has released the on-line version of the Third Edition of "Just for Youth:... Read more