Section 107: Raise MassHealth Essential Program Enrollment Limit

Notwithstanding any general or special law to the contrary, the executive office of health and human services shall seek federal approval effective July 1, 2006 to enroll an additional 16,000 people, for a maximum total of 60,000 enrollees, in the MassHealth Essential program, funded in item 4000-1405 in section 2 of chapter 45 of the acts of 2005.


Directs MassHealth to increase enrollment in the Essential program by 60,000 people who were on the waiting list as of April 2006.