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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

03/26/2018 - Health Care for All
People purchasing individual coverage including ConnectorCare can only do so during "open enrollment" or if they have experienced... Read more
03/26/2018 - CHLPI/MLRI
Comments on House 2 MassHealth Amendments Relating to the Pharmacy Program On behalf of the Center for Health Law and Policy Innovation... Read more
03/15/2018 - Office of Medicaid
Attached is very helpful issue of a publication MassHealth regularly distributes to participating pharmacies. The March 15, 2018 issue... Read more
02/28/2018 - Office of Medicaid and Others
March 1, 2018 over 1 million members will be moving to new kinds of health plans. This affects individual under age 65 with MassHealth as... Read more

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