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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 Neil Cronin.

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

10/21/2019 - Vicky Pulos
Open enrollment for 2020 coverage is from Nov. 1, 2019 to Jan. 23, 2020. People enrolled in ConnectorCare in 2019, should check to see if... Read more
10/16/2019 - MLRI
Update Oct. 11, 2019: Trump Public Charge Rule Blocked by the Courts!  On October 11, 2019 multiple federal courts blocked the... Read more
08/29/2019 - MLRI
Memo on a new policy on "post-eligibility treatment of income" for people already enrolled in a HCBS who experience an... Read more

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