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COVID-19 Guidance for Health Safety Net Providers

This page provides Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) guidance and information specific to Health Safety Net providers.

The Health Safety Net will cover all necessary testing and treatment related to COVID-19, and will implement additional flexibilities as described in the following guidance.

For MassHealth COVID-19 guidance and information covering all MassHealth providers, please see MassHealth COVID-19 Guidance for All Providers. You may also find it helpful to review DPH’s COVID-19 guidance for health care professionals.

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Provider Bulletins and Resources

  • Administrative Bulletin 21-20 : 101 CMR 613.00: Health Safety Net Eligible Services\101 CMR 614.00: Health Safety Net Payments and Funding: Health Safety Net Service and Reimbursement for COVID-19 Vaccines and Related Services introduces additional Health Safety Net guidance regarding billing for COVID-19 vaccine counseling services for dates of service on or after July 26, 2021. PDF | Word

  • Administrative Bulletin 21-15: 101 CMR 613.00: Health Safety Net Eligible Services\101 CMR 614.00: Health Safety Net Payments and Funding: Health Safety Net Service and Reimbursement Policy Flexibilities Related to the 2019 Novel Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) retains and updates certain flexibilities beyond the Massachusetts state of emergency for Health Safety Net services. PDF | Word
  • Administrative Bulletin 20-80: 101 CMR 614.00: Health Safety Net Payments and Funding provides guidance on additional flexibilities for pharmacy coverage and billing for individuals who are Health Safety Net patients provides guidance on additional flexibilities for pharmacy coverage and billing for individuals who are Health Safety Net patients. PDF | Word
  • Administrative Bulletin 20-49: 101 CMR 613.00: Health Safety Net Eligible Services: Health Safety Net Coverage and Reimbursement Policy for Pharmacy Services During the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Public Health Emergency​ temporarily removes the limit on the number of times a 340B provider may fill prescriptions from its retail stock for Health Safety Net patients who are not the 340B provider’s regular patients. PDF | Word
  • Application for Health Safety Net (HSN) Presumptive Determination PDF | Word
  • Health Safety Net (HSN), Uninsured, & MassHealth Limited COVID-19 Testing and Treatment Frequently Asked Questions PDF | Word
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