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June 26, 2005

This report provides new perspectives about the importance of MassHealth for the state's business community and, in particular, explains how a strong MassHealth program benefits employers. MassHealth is a major source of health insurance for low-wage workers, covering more than 400,000 employed people and their families. It is a major reason why Massachusetts has a relatively low percentage of people without insurance, and program expansions have helped reduce the costs of uncompensated care, which is financed in part by the business community.

May 26, 2005
As many as 106,000 of the State's 460,000 uninsured residents could be eligible for MassHealth coverage. The Massachusetts Medicaid Policy Institute's new issue brief "Eligible but Uninsured: Challenges to Getting and Keeping MassHealth" describes current initiatives to enroll the eligible uninsured and examines some of the barriers Massachusetts residents face to getting and retaining MassHealth benefits.
September 26, 2004
The Medicare Prescription Drug Improvement and Modernization Act of 2003 created a new drug benefit for Medicare recipients, which began in 2006. The new law had significant effects on the Massachusetts Medicaid program, which at the time provided prescription drug and other benefits to about 190,000 Medicare beneficiaries. This policy brief identifies the key factors affecting the interaction between Medicare and Medicaid and describes the impacts "financial, programmatic and administrative" of the new drug benefit on the Medicaid program in Massachusetts.
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June 26, 2004
Non-elderly people with disabilities comprise one-fifth of MassHealth enrollment and an even larger share of expenditures, yet their circumstances and the crucial role of Medicaid in financing essential services for them are not well understood. This comprehensive report seeks to promote such understanding and support informed policy discussions about this group.
May 10, 2016

This event featured a presentation of the options for reforming the way MassHealth purchases and supports access to LTSS.

December 9, 2014

A presentation of the findings from a report on the key issues, opportunities and policy options for MassHealth in the next four years and a panel discussion among key stakeholders who are invested in MassHealth and the people it serves.

March 14, 2012

Event discussing implications and options to reduce reactive swings in MassHealth funding that come with downturns in the economy.

October 11, 2017

MMPI, a program of the Foundation, hosted a webinar which reviewed the most recently updated MassHealth: The Basics, a chart pack that includes summary data on MassHealth enrollment and spending.

February 29, 2012

Event discussing federal and state experience with risk adjustment in programs serving persons dually eligible for both Medicare and Medicaid.

December 5, 2012

A discussion about the future of Medicaid payment and delivery models, with presentations by Medicaid leaders and experts from Colorado, Maine, Massachusetts, New York, and Oregon.

September 11, 2011

This event presented the results of an in-depth analysis of claims data for Massachusetts residents dually eligible for Medicaid and Medicare and featured an expert panel discussing the implications of the findings.

March 8, 2017

This event featured a presentation of the findings from a study analyzing the impact of the Community Support Program for People Experiencing Chronic Homelessness (CSPECH) on the utilization and cost of health services.

October 8, 2015

A webinar hosted by MMPI, which reviewed the most recently updated MassHealth: The Basics, a chart pack that includes summary data on MassHealth enrollment and spending.

October 29, 2019

MMPI, a program of the Foundation, hosted a webinar to review facts and data about MassHealth eligibility, costs, and recent reforms from the latest edition of MassHealth: The Basics.

December 2, 2015

This event featured an examination of the current state of LTSS in MA, a discussion of innovative models and strategies in use by Medicaid programs in 2 other states, and a panel of people currently on the frontlines of the MA system.

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