About the program

This coverage type offers benefits to certain Medicare beneficiaries.

Service offerings

In MassHealth Senior Buy-In, covered services include payment of Medicare Part B premiums and deductibles and coinsurance under Medicare Parts A and B.

Populations served

You may be able to get MassHealth Senior Buy-In if you:

  • are entitled to hospital benefits under Medicare Part A; and
  • meet the universal requirements of MassHealth Standard coverage.

Eligibility criteria

You must give us proof of your income before taxes and other deductions and proof of your assets. You must have a countable income, including the income of the spouse with whom you live, that is less than or equal to 100% of the federal poverty level. Your countable assets must be $6,600 or less for an individual or $9,910 or less for a married couple living together.

Application process

Call a MassHealth Enrollment Center at 1-888-665-9993 (TTY: 1-888-665-9997 for people who are deaf, hard of hearing, or speech disabled) to request a Senior Medical Benefit Request (SMBR), or download a Senior Medical Benefit Request:

 



Submit the completed application to the one MassHealth Enrollment Center (MEC) listed below that is closest to where you live.

Chelsea MEC
45-47 Spruce Street
Chelsea, MA 02150

Taunton MEC
21 Spring Street
Suite 4
Taunton, MA 02780

Springfield MEC
333 Bridge Street
Springfield, MA 01103

Tewksbury MEC
367 East Street
Tewksbury, MA 01876

Contact information

MassHealth Enrollment Center: 1-888-665-9993
(TTY: 1-888-665-9997 for people who are deaf, hard of hearing, or speech disabled)

MassHealth Enrollment Center

Office hours: Monday through Friday 9 A.M. to 5 P.M.

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