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MassHealth for Seniors and Individuals Seeking Long-Term-Care Services (LTC) Part 1 - August 2022

MassHealth provides health care benefits for eligible children, families, seniors, and people with disabilities living in Massachusetts. MassHealth may offer benefits directly or help pay for all or part of a member’s health insurance premiums. As a MassHealth member, they may have access to doctor visits, dental visits, prescription drugs, behavioral health services, and other important health care services. The first step individuals need to take is to apply. 

The MassHealth for Seniors and Individuals Seeking Long-Term-Care Services (LTC) webinar series will review and step through how seniors and people needing long-term-care services apply, renew, and programs for seniors. The Application for Health Coverage for Seniors and People Needing Long-Term-Care Services, commonly referred to as the SACA-2, is for seniors and persons of any age needing long-term-care services.

The MassHealth for Seniors and Individuals Seeking Long-Term-Care Services (LTC) webinar is a three-part series that will guide you as you help individuals 65 years of age or older or any individual seeking long-term-care services apply for health care benefits. You will also learn about educating individuals on how they can maintain their health care coverage. 

In Part 1, you will be able to:

  • Explain who can use the Application for Health Coverage for Seniors and People Needing Long-Term-Care Services (SACA-2) and the MassHealth Buy-In for people who are eligible for Medicare
  • Describe eligibility requirements
  • Demonstrate how to complete each section of the SACA-2 application and the MassHealth Buy-In for people who are eligible for Medicare
  • Identify what documents are required and how to submit them
  • Discuss best practices for handling SACA-2 applications
 
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Understanding MassHealth Cost Sharing Policy Update Webinar: Phase 2 - June 2021

MassHealth is making changes to limit the amount of cost sharing members pay. During the webinar, you will learn how MassHealth will calculate copays, new terms members should be familiar with, view new copay notices, and the new premium hardship waivers.  

This learning opportunity is for those who support MassHealth members. Attendees of this webinar will:

  • Learn about MassHealth’s copay and premium policy updates.
  • Hear information about how and when it will roll out.
  • Learn about member notices and member resources.

Click on the link below to access the presentation material.