About the program

This coverage type provides emergency health services to people who, under federal law, have an immigration status that keeps them from getting more services.

Service offerings

For MassHealth Limited, covered services include the ones listed below. You can get care only for medical emergencies (conditions that could cause serious harm if not treated). There may be some limits. Your health care provider can explain them.

  • inpatient hospital emergency services including labor and delivery
  • outpatient hospital emergency services, and emergency visits to emergency rooms
  • certain services provided by doctors and clinics outside a hospital
  • medical services: pharmacy services used to treat an emergency medical condition
  • ambulance transportation for an emergency medical condition

Populations served

You may be able to get MassHealth Limited if you are:

  • pregnant;
  • under age 19;
  • a parent living with his or her children under age 19; or
  • disabled according to the standards set by federal law. This means you have a mental or physical condition that limits or keeps you from working for at least 12 months. MassHealth decides if you meet the disability standards.

Eligibility criteria

Income standards:

Find out if you might be eligible.

Application process

Call MassHealth Customer Service at 1-800-841-2900 (TTY: 1-800-497-4648 for people with partial or total hearing loss) 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

Contact information

MassHealth Customer Service: 1-800-841-2900
(TTY: 1-800-497-4648 for people with partial or total hearing loss)
Office hours: Monday through Friday 9 A.M. to 5 P.M.

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