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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

03/22/2017 - Center for Public Representation
CPR has established a new website on proposed federal Medicaid cuts, particularly those related to people with disabilities. Here is a link... Read more
03/13/2017 - Vicky Pulos
Attached is MLRI's summary of some of the most worrisome features of the initial version of the House bill to repeal and replace key... Read more
02/24/2017 - MLRI, MassHealth
Attached are two charts.  The MLRI MassHealth Income Chart.  This chart factors in the 5% MAGI income deduction to the... Read more
02/23/2017 - various
The latest proposal from House Republicans is to repeal the Affordable Care Act's Medicaid expansion and drastically reduce Medicaid... Read more

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