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MassHealth Update: Amendment Request of 1115 MassHealth Demonstration ("Waiver")

August 3, 2023

On Wednesday, August 2, 2023, the Massachusetts Executive Office of Health and Human Services (EOHHS) announces its intent to submit a Request to Amend the MassHealth Section 1115 Demonstration to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). The Demonstration Amendment Request outlines the specific authorities being requested from CMS to advance health equity by expanding coverage and further addressing members’ health-related social needs. 

The proposed Amendment Request itself, as well as information about a public listening session which will be held on August 17; details on where to submit comments; and additional relevant information are available at: EOHHS will accept comments on the proposed Demonstration Amendment through September 9, 2023.