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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.