2018 MassHealth Assessment Update

Massachusetts continues to struggle to find a way to pay for MassHealth.  On August 1, Governor Charlie Baker signed into law H.3822.  This law is expected to raise 200 million.  Massachusetts are combined into a single program called MassHealth. MassHealth covers about 1.9 million low income, minor and disabled Massachusetts residents, and it costs about $15.6 billion annually.

The following blog was posted with permission from Benemax.

On August 1, 2017, Governor Baker signed into law H.3822, increasing the existing Employer Medical Assistance Contribution (EMAC) and imposing a new assessment on employers