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COVID-19 Related Changes Affecting MassHealth, Health Connector, and Health Safety Net

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 Vicky Pulos. vpulos@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.

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Student Health Insurance Flyer

09/01/2022 - Massachusetts Law Reform Institute - lock_open
In Massachusetts, college students must have health insurance. Students will be enrolled in their school-based insurance, unless they have... Read more

Record Requests

08/24/2022 - MLRI & others - lock_open
Attached are sample documents making a public record request to the MassHealth agency, and appealing from the agency's ... Read more

Public Charge -Updated Govt Websites

06/01/2022 - USCIS, EOHHS, Health Connector - lock_open
Updated USCIS Resource Page on Public Charge https://www.uscis.gov/green-card/green-card-processes-and-procedures/public-charge/public... Read more

MassHealth Behavioral Health for Criminal Justice Involved People

05/10/2022 - MassHealth - lock_open
This MassHealth website describes a program to connect "justice-involved" people with  behavioral health services... Read more