Who Should Use This Application

Use this application if you:

  • live in Massachusetts;
  • are not living in or not about to go into a nursing home; and
  • are younger than age 65.

This application may also be used by people of any age who are

  • parents of children younger than age 19;
  • adult relatives living with and taking care of children younger than age 19 when neither parent is living in the home; or
  • disabled and are either
    • working 40 or more hours a month or are currently working and have worked at least 240 hours in the six months immediately before the month of the application; or
    • not working (only if younger than age 65).

If this does not describe you, please return to the Apply for Health Coverage page.

Apply Online

Applying online may be a faster way to get coverage than mailing a paper application.

Sign onto or create an account at the Massachusetts Health Connector. It only takes a couple of minutes.

The online application will ask if you would like to register to vote. If you click “Yes,” MassHealth will automatically mail you a voter registration application. A printable voter registration form and more information about voter registration appear below.

If you are a U.S. citizen, a resident of Massachusetts, and 18 years old on or before election day, you can register to vote. Just print out this voter registration form and bring or mail it to your town or city hall. If you need help, you can call 1-800-841-2900 (TTY: 1-800-497-4648 for the deaf, hard of hearing, and speech disabled).

Apply by Mail or Fax (Paper Application)

Please fill out and sign the Applications for Individuals and Families (ACA-3) .

Mail it to

Health Insurance Processing Center
P.O. Box 4405
Taunton, MA 02780

FAX it to


Apply by Phone

Call the MassHealth Customer Service Center at 1-800-841-2900 (TTY: 1-800-497-4648 for people who are deaf, hard of hearing, or speech disabled) or 1-877-MA ENROLL (877-623-6765).

Apply in Person

Visit a MassHealth Enrollment Center (MECs) to apply in person.

A Certified Application Counselor or Navigator can also help you with your application. To find an assister and make an appointment, go to the Massachusetts Health Connector’s Help Center, then select Find an Enrollment Assister.

This information is provided by MassHealth.