About the program
This coverage type offers benefits to certain Medicare beneficiaries.
In MassHealth Senior Buy-In, covered services include payment of Medicare Part B premiums and deductibles and coinsurance under Medicare Parts A and B.
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.
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.
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.
45-47 Spruce Street
Chelsea, MA 02150
21 Spring Street
Taunton, MA 02780
333 Bridge Street
Springfield, MA 01103
367 East Street
Tewksbury, MA 01876
MassHealth Enrollment Center: 1-888-665-9993
(TTY: 1-888-665-9997 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.