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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. 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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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

Health Coverage for Ukrainians

05/05/2022 - MassHealth & Health Connector ; MLRI - lock_open
Attached is an email communication from MassHealth and the Health Connector on May 3,  2022 about health coverage... Read more

Unequal Housing Conditions And Code Enforcement Contribute To Asthma Disparities In Boston, Massachusetts

04/01/2022 - Evan Lemire, Elizabeth A. Samuels, Wenyi Wang, and Adam Haber - lock_open
Housing quality is a primary determinant of asthma disparities by race and social class in the US. We sought to assess how housing code... Read more