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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.

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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MassHealth Managed Care Options in 2023

03/29/2023 - Various - lock_open
On April 1, 2023 MassHealth members subject to mandatory managed care will have a new set of managed care options. These changes do not... Read more

CMS directs Medicaid agencies to reinstate duals who were downgraded to Medicare Savings Programs only

03/07/2023 - CMS - lock_open
On Mar 7, 2023 CMS issued a notice to all state Medicaid agencies pursuant to an injunction entered against CMS in a nationwide class... Read more

2023 Upper Income Limits in MassHealth and Health Connector

02/21/2023 - MLRI & MassHealth - lock_open
MassHealth updates its income standards with the current year's poverty level on March 1. Attached is MLRI's table showing the... Read more

A bill to reinstate 3 months retroactive MassHalth Coverage in 2023

02/14/2023 - MHA & MLRI - lock_open
Attached is a fact sheet on a bill filed in the 2023 session to restore retroactive MassHealth coverage; MassHealth plans to end this... Read more