MassHealth Customer Service Center (800) 841-2900. Our customer service representatives are available Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. till 5 p.m. TTY (800) 497-4648. For people who are deaf, hard of hearing, or speech disabled. …
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Public Health Advisory Regarding COVID-19 Testing Mass.gov
(9 days ago) The Massachusetts Department of Public Health advises all residents to seek COVID-19 tests when exhibiting COVID symptoms, or five days following a known close contact with someone diagnosed with COVID pursuant to MA DPH quarantine and isolation protocols, updated in accordance with the new CDC guidance.. The new isolation protocols released on …
MassHealth COVID-19 Guidance for All Providers Mass.gov
(Just Now) COVID-19 Health Care Provider Financial Relief Package will support health care providers impacted by and responding to the COVID-19 public health emergency. Through MassHealth, Baker-Polito Administration is distributing over $800 million in critical stabilization funding to the Commonwealth’s vital providers.
MassHealth coverage types for individuals and families
(6 days ago) Mental health and addiction services: inpatient and outpatient; Well-child screenings (for children under 21), including: medical, vision, dental, hearing, mental health and addiction services, developmental screens, shots; Long-term services and supports at home or in a long-term-care facility, including home health services
Baker-Polito Administration Launches Tool for Residents to
(1 days ago) The Executive Office of Health and Human Services is the largest secretariat in state government and is comprised of 12 agencies, in addition to 2 soldiers’ homes and the MassHealth program. Our efforts are focused on the health, resilience, and independence of the one in four residents of the Commonwealth we serve.
MassHealth Health Equity Requests for Information (RFIs
(1 days ago) The new Health Equity RFIs. MassHealth Member Engagement Initiatives Request for Information (RFI) (BD-22-1039-EHS01-EHS01-68839). The purpose of this RFI is to request ideas from members and other stakeholders that will help inform and strengthen MassHealth’s efforts to engage with members directly on issues related to health equity and …
General Electric Site-Hill 78 Area Final Release GENERAL
(1 days ago) public health assessments will address public health concerns related to contaminants found at the GE site, as well as health studies or exposure investigations that have been conducted or are ongoing by MDPH in the area. These studies include a PCB exposure assessment study
COVID-19 Employee Health, protection, guidance and
(3 days ago) COVID-19 Employee Health, protection, guidance and prevention. The following applies to both State employees and contracted staff working on behalf of the State. These Guidelines and Procedures MUST be implemented at all times on all construction sites. All construction sites MUST conduct a Safety Stand Down day to disseminate these Guidelines
Bureau of Public Health Hospitals Mass.gov
(9 days ago) The Bureau of Public Health Hospitals is a system of four multi-specialty hospitals overseen by the Massachusetts Department of Public Health. Together, we maintain, protect, and improve the health and well-being for residents of the Commonwealth.
Chart of MassHealth covered services Mass.gov
(3 days ago) The increased coverage was the result of health-care reform legislation effective July 1, 2006. **MassHealth Senior Buy-In also covers Medicare Part A Premium and Medicare Parts A and B coinsurance and deductibles, where applicable.
MassHealth Premium Schedule – For Members Mass.gov
(3 days ago) MassHealth CommonHealth Premium Formulas. The premium formula uses age, income, and whether or not the member has other health insurance. The premium formula for MassHealth CommonHealth members whose eligibility is described in 130 CMR 506.000 is as follows.
COVID-19 Information for Local Boards of Health: Public
(1 days ago) Social Media @MassDPH: follow and retweet DPH on Twitter, updated several times per day; Subscribe to MassGovernor YouTube page for latest video updates and press releases Get text updates about COVID-19 in Massachusetts sent to your phone by texting COVIDMA to 888-777. Massachusetts 2-1-1: Massachusetts residents are urged to use 2-1-1 for information, …
Health Products and plans Mass.gov
(2 days ago) Health Products and plans. Information on various health (illness, accident and disability) products and plans available in Massachusetts. Please note, individuals or groups interested in certain coverage should be sure to consult with their agent/broker or insurance company. Coverages Available for Individuals and Small Groups effective on or
MassHealth January 2022
(Just Now) Clinician Plan and Primary Care Accountable Care Organizations, as well as Health Safety Net patients and Children’s Medical Security Plan members. Information about coverage through other MassHealth Managed Care Entities (MCEs) and the Program of All -inclusive Care for the Elderly is provided in MCE Bulletin 80.
2021 MassHealth provider bulletins Mass.gov
(1 days ago) Open PDF file, 149.13 KB, for Home Health Agency Bulletin 67: Rate Increases and Reporting Requirements for Certain Home-and-Community-Based Services Related to Section 9817 of the American Rescue Plan Act (PDF 149.13 KB) Open DOCX file, 47.01 KB,
MassHealth Managed Care Entity Bulletin 75 November 2021
(4 days ago) behavioral Health Care . For 90 calendar days from the issuance of this bulletin, managed care plans and PACE organizations must suspend prior authorization requirements, if any, for any scheduled surgeries, and any behavioral health or non-behavioral health admissions at acute care, mental health hospitals and post-acute care facilities.
14 MassHealth Family Assistance
(4 days ago) Home health services Behavioral health (mental health and substance abuse) services Well-child screenings (for children under the age of 21): including medical, vision, dental, hearing, behavioral health (mental health and substance abuse), and developmental screens, as well as shots Ambulance services (emergency only)
Upcoming relocation of the Bureau of Health Professions
(1 days ago) Update. In December, the Bureau of Health Professions Licensure (BHPL) will move from 239 Causeway Street, Boston to 250 Washington Street, Boston. We encourage our stakeholders to continue to access this webpage for the most current information related to the planned relocation. Beginning Monday, December 6, 2021 the new address for the Bureau
Overview of the Commonwealth Health Insurance Connector
(9 days ago) The Commonwealth Health Insurance Connector Authority (CCA) was established in 2006 by Chapter 58 of the Acts of 2006 and by Section 2 of Chapter 176Q of the Massachusetts General Laws to provide affordable health insurance to the citizens of Massachusetts.
Testimony for the 2021 Health Care Cost Trends Hearing
(8 days ago) By statute, the HPC is required to identify a number of health care providers and payers as witnesses for the annual cost trends hearing. As such, along with the Attorney General’s Office and the Center for Health Information and Analysis, the HPC requests written pre-filed testimony from organizations and calls on individuals to testify at the hearing.
Approved Shelter and Rescue Organizations Mass.gov
(8 days ago) 508-676-1061. In and Out-of-State. Animal Rescue Merrimack Valley. Bradford, MA. 978-374-7233. In State Only. Animal Shelter Inc. (Approved Isolation Facility - willing to take in dogs for isolation from other organizations). This facility can also arrange Isolation facility for other organizations. Call: (978) 422-8585.
Fallon Health to discontinue offering commercial products
(3 days ago) Health insurance Responsibility Disclosure (HIRD) Dec. 20, 2021, 08:30 am. You may have heard that Fallon Health has announced that it will discontinue offering commercial products. This includes Fallon Direct and Fallon Select health plans offered by the GIC. If you are currently a Fallon Health member, nothing will change with regard to your
Academic Health Department — Academic Public Health Corps
(9 days ago) The Academic Public Health Corps (APHC) is a program of the Massachusetts Department of Public Health’s Academic Health Department Consortium. The mission of the APHC is to support public health agencies and to advance health equity in Massachusetts by engaging with public health students, alumni, and expert participants through interdisciplinary collaboration.
Health, Dental & Life Insurance (MSRB) Mass.gov
(Just Now) The Massachusetts Group Insurance Commission (GIC) was established by the Legislature in 1955 to provide and administer health insurance and other benefits to the Commonwealth’s employees and retirees, and their dependents and survivors.
Population Health Information Tool (PHIT) Dashboards
(8 days ago) Health Equity Dashboard. The Race and Hispanic Ethnicity Health Equity Dashboard provides health outcome data from across DPH in a centralized location. Key findings supplement charts to help viewers gain introductory level understanding of the impact of race on the health of MA residents. Each chart features links to the original data source
Division of Insurance and Massachusetts Health Connector
(8 days ago) The Massachusetts Health Connector is the Commonwealth’s health insurance exchange, and currently serves 318,000 individuals and small-employer members with health and dental insurance. Massachusetts residents who do not have health insurance from an employer or other entity can use the exchange to gain coverage.
Find a SHINE counselor Mass.gov
(9 days ago) Senior centers. Elder service agencies. Other community-based agencies. SHINE counselors are available to meet with you in person or by telephone. To be connected to a local SHINE counselor and schedule an appointment call MassOptions at 1-800-243-4636. MassRelay 711 or (800) 439-0183 (voice) TTY/ASCll (800) 439-2370. Email: [email protected]
COVID-19 Public Health Guidance and Directives Mass.gov
(Just Now) DPH COVID-19 guidance for all health care organizations and providers, January 3, 2022. this guidance replaces the guidance issued on August 16, 2021, July 2, 2021 , and June 14, 2021. DPH Guidance, issued December 29, 2021: Isolation and Quarantine for Health Care Personnel. DPH Guidance to implement the DPH Order authorizing additional
Information for MassHealth Applicants Mass.gov
(8 days ago) Applications to become a MassHealth member Learn about eligibility for individuals, families or people with disabilities Learn about eligibility for seniors and people who need long-term-care services Help Paying Medicare Costs Program financial guidelines for certain MassHealth applicants and members Information about the Public Charge rule and how it may impact you
Health Safety Net Mass.gov
(3 days ago) The Health Safety Net pays for certain medically necessary services provided to qualified low-income patients at Massachusetts community health centers (CHCs) and acute care hospitals. The HSN also pays CHCs and acute care hospitals for medical hardship expenses (when qualifying medical expenses exceed a specified percentage of a family's
Health Behaviors Data Mass.gov
(2 days ago) Health behaviors are actions taken by individuals that impact their health such as smoking and physical activity. Health behaviors account for approximately 30% of health outcomes, but being healthy is about more than simply wanting to make healthy choices. Our health today has been shaped over time by our opportunities, our sense of community
Health Safety Net for Patients Mass.gov
(7 days ago) The Health Safety Net (HSN) is available to uninsured and underinsured Massachusetts residents whose family income is under a certain percentage of the Federal Poverty Level (FPL): Massachusetts residents with income between 0-150% of the FPL may be eligible for the Health Safety Net. Massachusetts residents with income above 150% and equal to
Renewal Application for Health Coverage for Seniors and
(Just Now) health care provider determines that MassHealth will pay for these services, the provider will refund what you paid. If you need more information about how to apply, or if you need another copy of Supplement C: Personal-Care Attendant for your spouse who is also applying, call us at (800) 841-2900,
Environmental Health Data Mass.gov
(6 days ago) The World Health Organization estimates that 13% of the overall disease burden in the United States is due to environmental factors. In Massachusetts, we know that environmental exposures and health outcomes can occur at higher rates in low income areas and communities of color than in the statewide population in general.
AG Healey’s Medicaid Fraud Division Recovers More than $55
(8 days ago) 9 hours ago · This settlement was the largest publicly disclosed government health care fraud settlement in the nation involving private equity oversight of health care providers, as well as the largest amount a private equity company itself has agreed to pay to resolve fraud allegations involving health care portfolio companies.
Health Safety Net (HSN) for Providers Mass.gov
(6 days ago) Health Safety Net (HSN) for Providers. If you are a provider for hospitals or community health centers, you can find out more information about HSN relating to you. HSN is a fund set up to help pay for health services for certain low income uninsured and underinsured individuals. We only pay for services provided by acute care hospitals and
COVID-19 Public Health Emergency Mass.gov
(6 days ago) Reissuance of Certain Public Health Orders ( COVID-19 Public Health Emergency Order No. 2021-1) (issued June 14, 2021) reissues 14 public health orders under Governor Baker’s May 28, 2021 modified public health emergency under the public health statute, to extend the following public health measures: Order of the Commissioner of Public …
Academic Health Department Consortium (AHD) Mass.gov
(5 days ago) The Academic Public Health Corps (APHC) is a program of the Academic Health Department Consortium. The mission of the APHC is to support public health agencies and to advance health equity in Massachusetts by engaging with public health students, alumni, and expert corps members through interdisciplinary collaboration.. To succeed in this mission, the APHC is …
Health Safety Net Mass.gov
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About School Health Mass.gov
(Just Now) The goal of School Health Services is to ensure the integrity and continuous improvement of school health programs in order that all students are healthy, safe and able to achieve academic success. Director of School Health Email School Health Program at [email protected]gov Assistant Director
Health care transportation Mass.gov
(Just Now) MassHealth consumers may be eligible for transportation to their medical appointments. MassHealth covered services - including transportation. Get a ride through the Human Service Transportation Office. Contact MART or GATRA to schedule approved PT-1 trips or book online or through an app. For health care providers - request transportation for
COVID- 19 COMMUNITY IMPACT SURVEY: MENTAL HEALTH
(Just Now) health and the stressors people experience, including employment, childcare, access to food and housing, discrimination, and much more. For this reason, clinical services are not enough to address poor mental health – structural change, such as increasing