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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 Vicky Pulos.

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

03/29/2020 - MLRI
Click the "COVID-19 Health Changes Table" link below to see a table summarizing key COVID-19 related changes affecting applicants... Read more
03/29/2020 - Health Connector
The Health Connector has set up a web page with informaton for people applying for or currently enrolled in insurance through the Health... Read more
03/27/2020 - MassHealth and Health Connector
MassHealth and the Health Connector issue regular updates via email to Certified Application Counselors and Navigators as Assister Updates... Read more
03/24/2020 - EOHHS
Important News from MassHealth: Moratorium on Eligibility Terminations During Emergency:  MassHealth announced important new... Read more

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