MassHealth General Updates on Fiscal Intermediary Procurement and Electronic Visit Verification (EVV)

MassHealth is in the process of procuring a single fiscal intermediary (FI) for Massachusetts. MassHealth is also beginning the gradual implementation of EVV starting January 1, 2022. For more information on EVV and the FI procurement process please visit www.mass.gov or stavros.org.

 

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.

PCA COVID-19 Vaccinations

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 https://www.mass.gov/info-details/covid-19-vaccine-locations-for-individuals-currently-eligible-to-be-vaccinated#find-a-location-to-get-vaccinated-if-eligible-. Information on the documentation needed for vaccination appointments can be found at https://www.mass.gov/info-details/covid-19-vaccinations-for-health-care-workers#appointment-documentation-. This link includes the attestation form eligible individuals are required to complete before going to their appointment.

Phase 1 Vaccination Clinic at Berkshire Community College

One last COVID-19 vaccination clinic for Phase-1 individuals is being held at Berkshire Community College on Thursday January 28, 2021 from 2:00PM to 7:00PM. Those eligible are:

  • All healthcare workers, both COVID and non-COVID facing
  • First Responders
  • Home healthcare workers
  • Those living or working in congregate settings

If you qualify and wish to register please go to https://www.maimmunizations.org/client/registration?clinic_id=772.

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

IMPORTANT INFORMATION: PLEASE READ

Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)

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 www.mass.gov/2019coronavirus or https://bit.ly/2D4sm9N.

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

PPE and PCA Wage Update

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.

"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 fiscalfeedback@stavros.org

Visit Our Main Site at www.stavros.org

Open 9 to 5
Monday - Friday

(excluding major holidays)

PCA Union Information:
www.1119seiu.org

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