MassHealth Virtual Public Hearing

MassHealth will be holding a virtual public hearing about the proposed amendments to the MassHealth PCA Program Regulations on Friday, September 24, 2021 starting at 10:00AM. The proposed amendments can be found here: Information on the public hearing can be found here:


FI Transition to Tempus Unlimited Update

MassHealth has selected Tempus Unlimited as the sole fiscal intermediary for Massachusetts beginning 1/1/2022. Please read the letter from MassHealth regarding this change in English or Spanish.

If you have received a letter from Tempus Unlimited and have additional questions about the transition, please visit


ARPA Temporary PCA Wage Increase

On July 22, 2021, MassHealth announced the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) provided a temporary 10% PCA wage increase retroactive to July 1, 2021 through December 31, 2021. The increase brings the PCA hourly rate to $17.71 per hour. A retro payment will be made to any PCA paid for July dates for service paid prior to the announcement. The retro rate of pay will be the difference between the $16.10 per hour originally paid and the new rate of $17.71, $1.61 per hour. These payments will be made starting August 6, 2021 and during the week of August 9 through August 13, 2021. Below is how this payment will appear on your pay stub.

Please see the pay rates by date below and the informational flyer created by MassHealth below.

From August 1, 2020 through June 30, 2021: $15.75/hour
From July 1, 2021 through December 31, 2021: $17.71/hour From January 1, 2022 and After: $16.10/hour


ARPA PCA Pay Increase

This is an informational flyer regarding the pay increase for PCAs through the American Rescue Plan Act.

Employment at Stavros Fiscal

Stavros Fiscal is currently hiring for temporary positions within our company. If you are interested in joining our team please follow this link to view our job openings.

COVID-19 Updates

Stavros FI continues to make sure that we provide the necessary information and resources to increase or maintain the safety of all our consumers and employees.

We recommend you make emergency plans to keep yourself healthy.

View Our COVID-19 Update Page


PCA COVID-19 Vaccinations

The Executive Office of Health and Human Services released two memos regarding COVID-19 in Massachusetts on February 12, 2021. The first, outlines the launch of a new vaccine site finder and appointment finder for some sites. This memo can be found here. The second memo has additional information with vaccine dosages, new appointment availability, and call center support for residents 75 years old and over. That memo can be found here.

MassHealth has released their plan for PCAs to receive the COVID-19 vaccine. To view the letter outlining the plan, please follow this link. Individuals that are eligible for the vaccine can find more information about where and when they can get vaccinated by going to

Information on the documentation needed for vaccination appointments can be found at This link includes the attestation form eligible individuals are required to complete before going to their appointment.


Quick Links for COVID-19 Information

Personal Protective Equipment for PCAs

PCAs can request personal protective equipment, such as masks and gloves, through the PCA union (1199SEIU) by visiting the following links:

Note: This resource is available to all PCAs participating in the MassHealth PCA program.  Consumers cannot obtain PPE through the above links.  For additional information about PPE for consumers and non-PCAs, please visit or

A .pdf has been created by MassHealth with this information. It can be downloaded by clicking the link below.

PPE and PCA Wage Update


MassHealth General Updates on Electronic Visit Verification (EVV)

MassHealth is also beginning the gradual implementation of EVV starting January 1, 2022. They will be holding bi-monthly virtual town hall meetings to hear feedback on EVV. Please check back for information on the next meeting. For more information on EVV please visit


FFCRA Paid Leave Extension

The American Rescue Plan Act of 2021(ARPA) extended the Families First Coronavirus Response Act paid leave until 9/30/2021. Starting 4/1/2021, up to an additional 10 days of paid leave (up to 80 hours, or a part-time employee's two week equivalent) has been granted to individuals who had previously used this provision. Additionally, three more reasons (getting the COVID vaccine, recovering from an adverse reaction from the vaccine, and awaiting the results of a COVID diagnosis or test) have been added to take this leave. Please follow this link to the voucher to request payment for this leave.

2021 Payroll Calendars

Week 1 Schedule for 2021

This is the Week 1 schedule for 2021. Please use this schedule if your consumer number is between 1000-4999 and A000-M999.

Week 2 Schedule for 2021

This is the Week 2 schedule for 2021. Please use this schedule if your consumer number is between 5000-9999 and N000-Z999.

Paid Family and Medical Leave Act (PFMLA) Update

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts PFLMA benefits began on January 1, 2021. Please read the notice below on qualified reasons to take and how to apply for PFLMA benefits.

Paid Family and Medical Leave Act Notice

Please read this notice on the qualified reasons for taking PFLMA benefits and how to apply for them. This notice is both in English and Spanish.

"Our goal is to provide the best customer service without any delays in processing your PCA's checks"

Stavros FI Contact and General Info

For general questions and comments please call (800) 442-1185 or email

Visit Our Main Site at

Open 9 to 5
Monday - Friday

(excluding major holidays)

PCA Union Information:

Stavros FI works with Adlib, Northeast Independent Living Program (NILP), Center for Living and Working (CLW), Stavros CIL, and Independence Associates (IA)

Other Stavros Offices

Amherst Office

210 Old Farm Rd
Amherst, MA 01002

T (413) 256-0473 F (413) 256-0190

Springfield Office

227 Berkshire Ave
Springfield, MA 01109

T (413) 781-5555 F (413) 733-5473

Greenfield Office

55 Federal St, Suite 210
Greenfield, MA 01301

T (413) 774-3001 F (413) 772-2556