This announcement distributed to the Mass. Health Care Training Form email list on April 6, 2022, describes several upgrades to the HIX Eligibility System including-
- A new option to allow people who will be eligible for ConnectorCare with income of 150% FPL or less to check a box to be automatically enrolled in one of the ConnectorCare zero premium plans; previously eligible people who did not select a plan by a deadline would remain uninsured.
- A new option for non-US citizens to indicate they have a document to prove they are eligible immigrants that is not shown on the menu of documents and to complete their application; previously applicants would have to call for instructions to get past this screen.
- A reminder about valid non-immigrant status establishing "lawful presence" and examples of situations in which someone with an expired nonimmigrant visa may be a person "residing under color of law" (PRUCOL)
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