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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 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

04/03/2020 - MLRI
On March 18, the Families First Coronavirs Response Act was enacted. It prohibited states from ending coverage for Medicaid beneficiaries... Read more
04/03/2020 - MassHealth
This is a resource produced by MassHealth with help from the Dept. of Telecommunications that lays out in table form  resources... Read more
04/03/2020 - NHelp, NILC, NELP, Justice in Aging
Attached is a document with links to summaries of the Coronavirus Response Act focusing on health (National Health Law Project), immigrants... Read more
03/29/2020 - MLRI
Click the "COVID-19 Health Changes Table" link below to see a table summarizing key COVID-19 related changes affecting applicants... Read more

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