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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

06/23/2017 - MLRI, ACT Coalition
On June 20, the Governor asked the conference committee to include a package of reforms in the budget for the fiscal year staring July 1,... Read more
02/03/2017 - Medicare Advocacy Project (MAP), Greater Boston Legal Services
This handout, with commonly asked questions about Medicare and Prescription Drugs, was produced by the Massachusetts Legal Assistance... Read more
01/31/2017 - Massachusetts Law Reform Institute
This handout, with commonly asked questions about Mass Health and Connector Care, was produced by the Massachusetts Legal Assistance... Read more
05/31/2017 - Vicky Pulos
MassHealth has filed a proposal to end provisional income eligibility for adults in MassHealth and the Health Safety Net with a target date... Read more

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