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Moratorium on MassHealth Eligibility Terminations During Emergency

Date: 
03/24/2020
Author: 
EOHHS

Important News from MassHealth: Moratorium on Eligibility Terminations During Emergency: 

MassHealth announced important new protections for MassHealth members who were enrolled in MassHealth benefits on March 18, 2020 or later. Many thanks to everyone at the Office of Medicaid for their speedy implementation of this provision! See the link below for these and other Frequently Asked Questions for MassHealth applicants and Members.

 

Will I lose my MassHealth benefits during the COVID-19 outbreak?

No, your MassHealth coverage will be protected throughout the COVID-19 outbreak national emergency. As of March 18, 2020, MassHealth will not end coverage for any member or any person who is approved for coverage during the COVID-19 outbreak national emergency and for one month after the emergency period ends. 

I received a letter in the mail saying my coverage was ending soon. How can I keep my coverage during this outbreak?

If your coverage extends through at least March 18, 2020, your coverage is protected and will not be terminated during the COVID-19 outbreak national emergency and for one month after the emergency period ends. You do not need to send in any additional paperwork to keep your coverage. If you have questions about your coverage, contact our Customer Service Center at (800) 841-2900 TTY: (800) 497-4648.


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