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Health Care

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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 Neil Cronin.

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

02/23/2018 - MLRI. MassHealth
The MLRI Health Income Chart includes the 5% MAGI allowance, plus the $20 income disregard for MassHealth Senior calculations The... Read more
01/14/2018 - Massachusetts Health Care Training Forum
Attached are two powerpoint trainings presented by the MassHealth Training Forum. The first from 2016 describes a pilot program in which... Read more
01/17/2018 - MLRI
The charts below set forth the annual, monthly and weekly 2018 Federal Poverty Guidelines (based on HHS thresholds).  In... Read more
01/18/2018 - Vicky Pulos
MassHealth is proposing updating its premium and copayment charges by Jan. 2019.  This paper looks at what MassHealth's proposal... Read more

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