Section 129: Study On Allowing Primary Care Givers Into MassHealth

The secretary of health and human services shall conduct a study to determine the costs of allowing primary care givers to obtain MassHealth benefits if they care for, on a full-time basis, elderly parents or immediate family members who are disabled. The secretary shall submit the report to the joint committee on health care financing and the house and senate committees on ways and means no later than July 1, 2007.


Directs the Secretary of the Executive Office of Health and Human Services to study the cost of allowing primary care givers to enroll in MassHealth.