Sections 15, 16, 17 & 18: MassHealth Eligibility
Expands MassHealth eligibility for children up to 300% of the Federal Poverty Level, increased from the previous 200% of the Federal Poverty Level. • Prevents MassHealth from establishing disability criteria for determining eligibility that is more restrictive than the federal Social Security standards. • Establishes MassHealth eligibility standards for people with HIV at 200% of the Federal Poverty Level. • Requires the Office of Medicaid to provide statements of coverage to enrollees and verify coverage to the commissioner of revenue.