Is Commonwealth Care the same as MassHealth?
To help your MassHealth and Medicare benefits work better for you, MassHealth is enrolling you in Commonwealth Care Alliance (CCA), a One Care plan.
What kind of insurance is Commonwealth Care Alliance?
Commonwealth Care Alliance, a small nonprofit insurer and care delivery system in Massachusetts, operated under a public demonstration program designed to provide comprehensive coverage and care for the elderly dual eligible population.
Is Commonwealth Care Alliance an HMO or PPO?
Our CCA Medicare Preferred (PPO) and CCA Medicare Value (PPO) plans combine medical, dental, and prescription drug benefits to help you manage your health and lower your out-of-pocket costs.
What is MassHealth Commonwealth?
MassHealth CommonHealth is an option for people with disabilities who have income that exceeds 133% of the federal poverty level (FPL). It allows individuals with disabilities to purchase health coverage through a sliding-scale monthly premium that is based on total household income.
Is Commonwealth of Massachusetts Medicaid?
In Massachusetts, Medicaid and the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) are combined into one program called MassHealth. MassHealth members may be able to get doctors visits, prescription drugs, hospital stays, and many other important services.
Is Commonwealth Care Alliance a Medicare plan?
CCA offers two Medicare Advantage plan options with the benefits you need to manage your health and lower your out-of-pocket costs. CCA Medicare Preferred (PPO) and CCA Medicare Value (PPO) plans give you a wide range of benefits.
Is Commonwealth Care Alliance an HMO?
CCA Senior Care Options (HMO D-SNP) is a health plan that contracts with both Medicare and the Commonwealth of Massachusetts Medicaid program to provide benefits of both programs to enrollees. Enrollment in the plans depends on contract renewal.
Do Massachusetts state employees get a pension?
State employees are eligible for a pension at any age with 20 years of creditable service. Members can calculate their own retirement benefit estimate using the above Retirement Percentage Chart. Information on how benefits are calculated can be found in the MSERS Retirement Benefit Guide.
Is MA a good state to retire?
The personal-finance website says it compared all 50 states across 47 key metrics, including affordability, health care, and quality of life. New Hampshire tied with Arizona as the ninth best state to retire, while Massachusetts ranked 19th on the list.
Can you have both MassHealth and Medicare?
One Care is a way to get your MassHealth and Medicare benefits together. One Care offers services that you can’t get when your MassHealth and Medicare benefits are separate. With One Care, you have one plan, one card, and one person to coordinate your care.
How much money can you have in the bank and still get MassHealth?
For MassHealth Standard you can only have up to $2,000 in savings, although there are certain types of assets that are not counted towards this limit.