Hi all, Does anyone have any sort of memo or flyer that they provide to undocumented patients when helping them apply for MassHealth coverage? We’ve had patients afraid to apply and it would be nice if we had something in writing that said MassHealth won’t report to ICE! Does this exist? Thanks, Julie
Hi fellow Navigators, My name is Buliah Mae, Lead Navigator for the Hilltown Community Health Centers. Our three-person team is currently considering new ways to track our monthly report data and are interested in how other health centers do this. What are the pros and cons? Is the program web based? Is the program customized […]
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.
Hi all, We have a patient who MassHealth was unable to electronically confirm his immigration status so he was only given MassHealth Limited. The patient says he had a Green Card, but misplaced it years ago. He does have papers from US Immigration and Customs Enforcement from 2019 – it’s an Order of Supervision I-220B. […]
Hi all, Wanting to clarify, would MassHealth cover a non-emergency ambulance ride for a COVID+ patient? I know that they released separate billing codes for COVID+ patients and those with CarePlus or Standard are having these rides covered, but I can’t seem to figure out if folks who only have Limited could also have their […]
Students with a J1 apparently qualified for a Health connector care plan 1? Not sure about this due to tax filler responses.I was wondering if due to the immigration status if they qualify for advance premium tax credit? Scenario; The applicant is visiting scholar with J1 wife with a J2 and a child on J2 […]
I have a question about this scenario. She is an undocumented mother who recently gave birth to her baby. She used to have MassHealth Unlimited before her pregnancy. how long she can keep her MassHealth standard for after giving birth? Does she need to fill out a new application?
Hello Loopers, You may have heard that the final public charge inadmissibility rule is out, although the language is out it is not yet posted. Here is the language: https://s3.amazonaws.com/public-inspection.federalregister.gov/2019-17142.pdf. The official version is not on the federal register yet, but is expected to be on the 14th. Here are some takeaways before our FAQ is […]
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I have a female client, who is 63. She obtained a perm -resident card and has a social security number. She has only been in the country less than a year. She is unable to work due to cancer and a language barrier. No income. We know she doesn’t meet the 5 year bar. She […]