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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.

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

11/15/2017 - MassHealth & MLRI
Starting on Nov 13, and continuing through Dec 22, 2017 MassHealth is notifying 1.2 million members enrolled in managed care of new options... Read more
11/03/2017 - Vicky Pulos, MLRI
Attached is a flyer with basic information about  open enrollment for 2018.  This applies to people who are enrolled in or... Read more
10/25/2017 - Connector
Attached are the premium charges by plan and by region for ConnectorCare in 2018.  Starting Nov 1, 2017 current enrollees can change... Read more
10/25/2017 - MLRI
Attached is a revised MLRI MassHealth Income Chart, revised to reflect the 2017 FPL levels for the Connector programs. 2017 FPL income... Read more

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