MassHealth pays for health care for certain low- and medium-income people living in Massachusetts, including a program for individuals who are HIV positive. MassHealth also manages the Insurance Partnership for small businesses, the Children's Medical Security Plan, Healthy Start, and the Special Kids/Special Care Pilot Program, cosponsored with the Department of Social Services.

  • Acquired Brain Injury Waivers
    Two home- and community-based services waivers are available for persons with acquired brain injury (ABI). These waivers will help Medicaid-eligible persons with ABI move to the community from a nursing facility or chronic or rehabilitation hospital and get community-based services.

  • Children's Medical Security Plan (CMSP)
    The Children's Medical Security Plan (CMSP) is a health insurance program that provides uninsured (except MassHealth Limited) children and adolescents access to primary and preventive services, regardless of family income.

  • Healthy Start
    The Healthy Start Program (HSP) promotes early, comprehensive, and continuous prenatal care for low-income, uninsured (except MassHealth Limited) pregnant women.

  • Information about Commonwealth Care for Members and Providers
    Information on the Commonwealth Care Health Insurance Program, a new program for uninsured adults that operated through the Connector Authority. Visit the Connector's Web site at www.mass.gov/connector.


  • The Insurance Partnership makes health insurance more affordable for qualified small businesses and their employees.

  • MassHealth
    MassHealth offers a broad range of health-care services by paying for part or all of a MassHealth member's health insurance, or paying medical providers for services given to MassHealth members.

  • Special Kids/Special Care Pilot Program
    The Special Kids/Special Care Pilot Program is designed to provide high-quality, cost-effective, coordinated medical care to children in foster care with special health-care needs.

This information is provided by MassHealth.