- Health Safety Net
Prescription Advantage, administered by the Executive Office of Elder Affairs, is a prescription drug insurance plan that is available to all Massachusetts residents age 65 and older, as well as younger individuals with disabilities who meet income and employment guidelines.
Serving the Health Information Needs of Elders (SHINE)
SHINE is a health benefits peer counseling service which uses trained volunteers to assist elders on questions about Medicare, Medicare supplements and Medicare Health Maintenance Organizations.
Catastrophic Illness in Children Relief Fund (CICRF)
CICRF reimburses eligible families for medical or medically-related services or expenses associated with the care of children with special health care needs and disabilities that are not covered by a child's medical insurance. For more information call 1-800-882-1435 or click on the link above to go to their website.
- Resources for Health Care and Insurance
- Health Care Resources for Veterans
Medicare Prescription Drug Coverage
Everyone with Medicare, regardless of income, health status, or prescription drugs used, can get prescription drug coverage.
Tel. 1-800-MEDICARE (1-800-633-4227)
- Worker's Compensation
Health Insurance Products in Massachusetts
Information on individual and group insurance products and consumer guides from the Massachusetts Division of Insurance.
Continuation of Health Coverage – COBRA
COBRA gives workers and their families who lose their health benefits the right to choose to continue group health benefits provided by their group health plan for limited periods of time under certain circumstances such as voluntary or involuntary job loss, reduction in the hours worked, transition between jobs, death, divorce, and other life events.
This information is provided by the Executive Office of Health and Human Services.