Health Benefits for Newly Arriving Afghans


Massachusetts will soon be home to several thousand newly arriving Afghans. Most should be eligible for health coverage in MassHealth Standard or CarePlus. We have created this google doc to keep you abreast of the latest information we have to help new arrivals receive the correct benefits.

Attached is a Table produced by MassHealth and the Health Connector showing Eligible Afghan Immigration statuses as of Oct 2021. Also attached is a Tool Tip listing four kinds of Qualified status for Afghans.