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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

10/01/2014 - MLRI
Schedule of  11 training sessions as part of the annual Basic Benefit Training Series for 2014-2015. Remaining topics as of Dec. 2,... Read more
11/24/2014 - MLRI
Family law cases routinely involve decisions regarding custody, health care coverage, tax dependency exemptions, whether to file joint... Read more
11/18/2014 - Vicky Pulos
This document is written for non-specialists about the current effort to reach 400,000 low and moderate income people who currently have... Read more
12/02/2014 - Neil Cronin, MLRI
Here is the updated health income chart which contains the income eligibility guidelines for the ConnectorCare Program and Qualified Health... Read more