The latest health law updates for advocates and social service providers in Massachusetts.
See forwarded notice from MassHealth (including powerpoint) about a presentation on establishing eligibility for MassHealth on the basis of disability. This is often a confusing process especially for people who do not yet have a determination of disability from Social Security, and also for disabled adults who may be eligible for CommonHealth but for whom MassHealth must separately process their application in two different systems: first the applications are processed in the HIX system to see if applicants may be eligible for MassHealth S
Congratulations to everyone who worked so hard to Lift the Cap on Kids!!
People enrolled in MassHealth Standard, CarePlus or CommonHealth are entitled to assistance with non-emergency medical transportation needed to obtain covered medical services.
MLRI's analysis of selected issues in the House Ways & Means budget released yesterday is posted on line.
If you work with individual age 65 or over, please join us for our annual Basic Benefit Training in Boston on April 10. The training will cover MassHealth and Medicare but also other benefits for seniors including SSI and home care services from the Exec Office of Elder Affairs.
Attached please find a flyer about our upcoming training on immigrants' eligibility for public benefits. Morning session with immigration lawyers to explain statuses, documents, latest on public charge & know your rights. We will also have housing lawyers to cover housing & EA shelter.
Attached are two tables showing MassHealth upper income limits effective March 1, 2019. One Table is a Desk Guide prepared by MassHealth. The other Table is prepared by MLRI and also includes the upper income limits for ConnectorCare.
Our annual Basic Benefit Training focusing on MassHealth for people under age 65 & ConnectorCare is coming up on Feb 12 with trainers from MLRI, GBLS, HLA and HCFA.