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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.

Latest Content

01/05/2021 - MLRI
MassHealth proposed changed to its estate recovery regulations.  Attached are the comments submitted by MLRI and 13 other... Read more
01/04/2021 - MLRI, GBLS, HLA and HCFA
Attached are comments written by MLRI, GBLS, HLA and HCFA and endorsed by 11 other organizations opposing interim final rules that would... Read more
12/14/2020 - Judge Camille Sarrouf Jr.
Dayanne v. Baker, Middlesex Superior Court, No. 2081CV01893 (J. Camille Sarrouf Jr., Order of Dec. 14, 2020) This was a case brought by an... Read more
07/23/2020 - MassHealth
This is an MTF announcement dated July 23, 2020 about two policy updates: 1. Correcting a system error affecting the Jan 1, 2020 expansion... Read more

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