MassHealth will be hosting 3 additional public listening sessions on updates to the PCA program. Topics will include the procurement of single fiscal intermediary (FI) for Massachusetts and the gradual implementation of EVV. These listening sessions will be virtual and conducted through WebEx. For information on attending, including links to the WebEx meeting room and call-in phone numbers, please download the notice produced by MassHealth. The dates and times for the virtual listening sessions are below. Please go to stavros.org for more information on these topics.
|Friday, October 2, 2020||Tuesday October 6, 2020||Thursday October 8, 2020
|1:00PM - 3:30PM
This session will be available with Spanish captioning.
|10:00AM - 12:30PM||1:30PM - 4:00PM|
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.
The PCA wage increased effective July 1, 2020, as provided in the collective bargaining agreement. The temporary emergency increase to the PCA wage due to the COVID-19 emergency is effective through the end of July, but will no longer be effective starting August 1, 2020. Please see below for the PCA wage effective on the following dates of service:
MassHealth has created a letter explaining the rate changes for July 1, 2020 and August 1, 2020. The letter is in both English and Spanish.