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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. 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

08/27/2018 - MLRI, GBLS, HLA & DLC
Attached is a letter from legal advocates to Medicaid director identifying several ways that current MassHealth regulations and policies on... Read more
09/24/2018 - MLRI
What is "public charge"? The “public charge” test has been part of federal immigration law for decades. It is... Read more
06/22/2018 - Hon. Douglas Wilkins
This is a declaratory judgment decision in two companion cases filed in Suffolk Superior Court, Maas v. Sudders and Hirvi v. Sudders, by 2... Read more
07/12/2017 - Nancy Lorenz
This is a redacted Complaint seeking judicial review of the Board of Hearings final action denying the appellant's motion to vacate the... Read more

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