Can you explain why you would choose/ not choose Mass Commonhealth If you need Behavior services and you have fully funded insurance
how does someone get on the mass health provider list (as a provider)
Is an SSI application the avenue for receiving this coverage?
if an 18+ year old is found eligible for SSI, they will automatically receive MassHealth Standard as well
How do I determine if a child has MassHealth Standard rather than the other plans when I am only told the plan the child has. Where can I find the MassHealth standard plans? Does the MassHealth Card identify the type of MassHealth Plan the child has?
canyou say it again please
is ADHD a disability that masshealth commonwealth recognizes?
Isn't there a premium reimbursement
Another program, Premium Assistance, Yes. Pat will speak to that.
If you do not get charged a premium for your MassHealth coverage does that automatically mean you have MassHealth Standard?
so premium assistance usually equals the preium?
It is possible to have no premium for CommonHealth as well. Depends on income.
Do you apply for premium assistance only after you appy for MassHealth? Or can you apply at the same time, so you know whether it would help with premiums or not?
Unfortunately you have to have been found eligible CommonHealth first.
Is it still the case that Premium Assistance has no obligation to inform you if you are NOT found eligible?
if you had masshealth several years ago, then let it go, and now want it again....do you need a new application? will it confuse masshealth if they lookyou up
Is your DDS manager a good person to list
where do we find this supplement form?
Can DES make a determination more quickly than 90 days if you provide all the supporting documentation?
is commonhealth covering virtual sessions
Is it worth keeping Family Assistance? E.g., does this plan cover co-pays?
Mass Health/CommonHealth has approved Telehealth (virtual sessions w/ MH providers) through 12/31.
I have a 17 yr old on commonweal h
If the family has private insurance , you applied for MassHealth Standard for your child with disability, child is accepted but you have gotten a premium bill for MassHealth. While you are trying to determine why MassHealth is charging a premium rather than free MassHealth Standard, or while you consider applying for Premium Asst, should you pay the bill? Would MassHealth reimburse the parent if it is determined the child is in fact eligible for MassHealth Standard?
is there somewhere I can get more info about what happens when she turns 18– with her current behavioral health service es
Do costs for any services provided to a family for the care of a disabled child ever need to be paid back to MassHealth?
could you please show the slide with premium estimates based on your income and the FPL?
If my private insurance is BCBS of Georgia. I would not qualify for premium assistance because it is not an MA insurance?
So you'd need to make a choice between employers private insurance & Family Assistance?
can you email masshealth customer service and get effective results (v phone calls which go nowhere at times :>
how do you determine if high/low deductible is better.
Excelent information, thank you Pat, I always learn so much from you!