Long-Term Care in Massachusetts

Massachusetts has a lengthy history of supporting the long-term care needs of elders and people with disabilities across the lifespan. The Patrick Administration’s long-term care policy is community first, an approach that emphasizes maximizing independence in home and community settings while assuring access to needed institutional care. This fact sheet provides a snapshot of the…

Medicaid Eligibility

To be eligible for Medicaid, you must meet the requirements for an eligibility group that your state covers under its Medicaid program. We can define an “eligibility group” as people who have certain common characteristics, such as being aged or disabled, and who meet certain common requirements, such as having income and assets below certain…