The MassHealth (Medicaid) Application Process for Nursing Home Coverage

If you or a loved one are in a Nursing Home and need Masshealth coverage be careful to fill out the right application because there are many different coverage types and programs for Masshealth (Medicaid) and many different application forms. The Application for Health Coverage for Seniors and People Needing Long Term Care  (SACA-2 (Rev 03/17) is the proper form. This application must be completed and signed by the applicant or an Authorized Representative Designee (ARD). Along with the application you must submit all supporting verifications to determine your financial eligibility. The application and all supporting verifications should be filed by mail, fax, or in person to the Central Processing Unit in Charlestown. MassHealth Enrollment Center Central Processing Unit P.O. Box 290794 Charlestown, MA 02129-0214 The Central Processing Unit will assign your application to an Intake worker at one of the four Masshealth Enrollment Centers across the commonwealth (Taunton, Chelsea, Tewksbury, or Springfield.) I have found that the Intake worker is usually

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