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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.

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.

Latest Content

06/15/2020 - MLRI
Attached is a sample complaint appealing from a decision of the MassHealth Board of Hearings and an outline of key steps in filing an... Read more
05/29/2020 - Vicky Pulos, MLRI
This  memo summarizes the current immigrant eligibility rules that MassHealth and the Health Connector use in making decisions about... Read more
05/19/2020 - Health Connector
On May 19, 2020 The Health Connector changed its mailing address. The new mailing address is Health Connector Processing Center, P.O. Box... Read more
05/12/2020 - Vicky Pulos
This guide describes where to enter unemployment income on the combined application form used to apply for both MassHealth and help paying... Read more

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