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MassHealth

1-800-841-2900
MassHealth is a public health insurance program for low- to medium-income residents of Massachusetts. The national health insurance program called Medicaid.


Mass Health Buy-In Program. This program will assist you by paying your Medicare Part B premium if you meet income  and asset guidelines


MassHealth Buy-in for people who are eligible for Medicare


Application for Health Coverage for Seniors and People of  Any Age Needing Long Term Care - This program application from Mass Health could help you with all your medical needs if you meet specific income and asset guidelines.


Application for Health Coverage for Seniors and People Needing Long-Term-Care Services


Mass Health Application for Health and Dental Coverage and Help Paying Costs - This program application for people under 65 who maybe eligible for Medicare.


Massachusetts Application for Health and Dental Coverage and Help Paying Costs 

Prescription Advantage

1-800-AGE-INFO (1-800-243-4636) option 2
Prescription Advantage Program is a State program that will assist you with copayments for your Medicare Part D Plan, if you reach the Medicare coverage gap or donut hole. You are also entitled to a Special Enrollment to join a Part D plan if you do not have one or change plans once a year.


Extra Help from Social Security

1-800-772-1213

Extra Help from Social Security - This Social Security Program will assist you with your payments for your  Medicare Part D, deductibles, premiums and co-payments if you meet the income and asset guidelines.

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Massachusetts Council on Aging (MCOA)

Massachusetts Council on Aging (MCOA) is a non-profit membership organization comprised of municipal Councils on Aging.   Their mission is to support the independence of adults 60 and older by advocating for programs and services to meet their needs, promote the growth and quality of Councils on Aging and senior centers and strengthen the professional skills of Council on Aging staff. 

Medicare

1-800-Medicare (1-800-633-4227)
Medicare is the federal health insurance program for people who are 65 or older, certain younger people with disabilities, and people with End-Stage Renal Disease (permanent kidney failure requiring dialysis or a transplant, sometimes called ESRD). 

Medicare Insurance and Retirement

Medical Insurance and Retirement is a Massachusetts state website that explains Medicare, GIC and how to coordinate retiring.  

One Care

One Care is a new health care option for Massachusetts adults, age 21-64, who are eligible for both MassHealth and Medicare (dual eligible). The One Care target population includes non-elderly adults with physical disabilities, developmental disabilities, serious mental illness, and substance abuse disorders. The goal of One Care is to provide higher quality care for dual eligible adults under age 65 at a lower cost than MassHealth and Medicare provide separately.  

Dental Coverage

Original Medicare does not cover dental services. Click here for more information.

MCPHS Pharmacy Outreach Program

1-866-633-1617

MCPHS Pharmacy Outreach Program is a free prescription drug information and referral service for Massachusetts residents. The Pharmacy Outreach Program offers medication counseling, prescription drug plan referrals, and other prescription drug assistance.

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Aging Services Access Points (ASAPS)

Aging Services Access Points (ASAPS) are one-stop entry points for all of the services and benefits available to seniors in Massachusetts. These agencies provide information, applications, direct services, and referrals. ASAPs manage the state-based Massachusetts Home Care Program.

The Massachusetts Senior Medicare Patrol (SMP) Program

The SHINE Program

1-800-AGE-INFO (1-800-243-4636 ) Option 3

Central Massachusetts Agency on Aging - Senior Connection

Latino Health Insurance Program

Latino Health Insurance Program

276 Union Avenue (2nd Floor), 

Framingham, MA, United States

508-875-1237

1-800-243-4636 (option 3) for more assistance