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Health Care

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. ncronin@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

02/06/2019 - Various
Since 2014, MAGI or Modified Adjusted Gross Income has been the  income methodology used by MassHealth for most people under age... Read more
01/30/2019 - MLRI
Massachusetts Law Reform Institute (MLRI) has compiled information on the federal government shutdown and specifically what is happening to... Read more
01/11/2019 - MLRI
The charts below set forth the annual, monthly and weekly 2019 Federal Poverty Guidelines (based on HHS thresholds).  In... Read more
10/20/2017 - MACPAC
Helpful on-line research tool from the Medicaid and Chip Payment and Access Commission (MACPAC) listing topics/issues with corresponding... Read more

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