Author: Vicky Pulos

Extended MassHealth Customer Service Hours Weekend of April 1-2

While waiting on hold I learned from the recording that MassHealth Customer Service will be available Saturday April 1 from 8 am to 4 pm and Sunday April 2 from 8 am to 1 pm. MassHealth is  extending its Customer Service hours this weekend to field calls from people having pharmacy or other problems related […]

MLRI FPL Table for 2023 & Health Access Training Feb 27

Hi Loopers, MLRI has posted its 2023 FPL Table here and here is information about registering for our 2023 Health Access Training -in person or livestream–on Feb 27. Get a refresher on the Basics in the morning session & trouble shooting tips & an overview of what to expect in 2023 in the afternoon session, […]

Young adult terminated from CarePlus after reporting a new address

Hi Loopers, We recently  met a young person who had been on her mother’s MassHealth application & had her MassHealth protected since 2021 when she turned 21 and her  income first went over 133% FPL.  She was her mother’s ARD and submitted their 2022 renewal online, only now she was no longer living with her […]

PCA Webinar for Advocates -May 4, 2022 10 am

PCA Training for Advocates:  May 4, 10:00-11:30am We hope that you’ll come to (and spread the word about) our Personal Care Attendant (PCA) Training for Advocates! This training will cover the basics of MassHealth’s PCA program, which is unique in its structure and operation; and how to help consumers appeal decisions regarding their PCA hours with the Board of Hearings, one of the most common types of MassHealth […]

Urgent Coverage Alert for Dually Eligible MassHealth Members

Urgent Coverage Alert for Dually Eligible MassHealth Members –July 19, 2021 Over the fourth of July weekend, MassHealth ended COVID continuous coverage protections for elderly & disabled individuals who are dually eligible for MassHealth and Medicare and who — are no longer eligible for their current MassHealth coverage, are eligible for Medicare Savings Programs also known […]

Immigrants & Public Benefits Training May 6, 2021

MLRI’s annual Basic Benefits Training on Immigrants & Public Benefits is  scheduled for May 6, 2021. Registration is through MCLE at this link This all-day training offers the nuts-and-bolts on how immigration status affects eligibility for public benefits. The trainers include both immigration and public benefits legal experts. This timely training will focus on the March 2021 Biden Administration’s action […]

MLRI April 8 Immigrants & Public Benefits Training Postponed

MCLE, MLRI’s host for the Immigrants & Public Benefit Basic Benefit training, is still having problems with its server and has postponed this training until May 6, 2021.Once the server is back up, people who pre-registered for the April 8, 2021 will be notified about the rescheduled date by MCLE. We’re so sorry for the inconvenience.