About the program
This coverage type offers health-care benefits similar to MassHealth Standard to disabled adults aged 65 and older who live in the community.
In MassHealth CommonHealth, covered services include the ones listed below. There may be some limits. Your health-care provider can explain them to you.
- inpatient hospital services
- outpatient services: hospitals, clinics, doctors, dentists, family planning, and vision care
- medical services: lab tests, X rays, therapies, pharmacy services*, eyeglasses, hearing aids, medical equipment and supplies, adult day health, and adult foster care
- behavioral health (mental health and substance abuse) services
- transportation services
- quit-smoking services
*If you are eligible for both Medicare and MassHealth, Medicare will provide most of your prescription drug coverage through a Medicare prescription drug plan. Visit www.medicare.gov or call 1-800-MEDICARE for information about whether you need to enroll in a Medicare prescription drug plan, and, if so, how to choose one that is best for you.
You may be able to get MassHealth CommonHealth if you are:
- aged 65 or older and live in the community;
- disabled; and
- employed at least 40 hours per month.
There is no income limit for MassHealth CommonHealth. If your monthly income before taxes and deductions is above 100% of the federal poverty level, you may have to pay a premium.
Call MassHealth Customer Service at 1-800-841-2900
(TTY: 1-800-497-4648 for people who are deaf, hard of hearing, or speech disabled) to request a Medical Benefit Request (MBR), or download a Medical Benefit Request:
Submit the completed application to
MassHealth Enrollment Center
Central Processing Unit
P.O. Box 290794
Charlestown, MA 02129-0214
MassHealth Customer Service: 1-800-841-2900
(TTY: 1-800-497-4648 for people who are deaf, hard of hearing, or speech disabled)
Office hours: Monday through Friday 9 A.M. to 5 P.M.
This information is provided by MassHealth.