The following is a list of notices, by date of publication, about proposed MassHealth regulations. Click on a link to view the corresponding full notice and proposed regulations.

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The date published is the date the notice appeared in the newspaper and marks the beginning of the 21-day public-comment period, pursuant to M.G.L. c. 30A, s. 3.

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Notice of Proposed Regulations

Published on August 29, 2014

Brief Description

MassHealth is revising the regulations about exceptions to estate recovery to conform to amendments to M.G.L. c. 118E, section 33. The words “when purchased” are being added to the exceptions about long-term-care insurance.

Published on August 6, 2014

Brief Description

The proposed amendments to 130 CMR 415.000 would remove the 20-day coverage limit for acute inpatient stays for members 21 year of age and older, effective October 1, 2014.

The proposed amendments to 130 CMR 450.000 would revise the MassHealth payment methods to out-of-state acute hospitals for inpatient hospital services effective October 1, 2014, to align more closely to corresponding in-state acute hospital inpatient payment methods that will also be effective beginning October 1, 2014.

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