> Massachusetts MassHealth (SCHIP)
There are some basic rules for getting MassHealth. Even if you or your family already have health insurance, you may be eligible if your family's income is low or medium; and you are a parent living with your children under age 19; or you are an adult caretaker relative living with children under age 19 to whom you are related by blood, adoption, or marriage, or are a spouse or former spouse of one of those relatives, and you are the primary caretaker of these children when neither parent is living in the home; or you are under age 19, whether or not you live with your family; or you are pregnant, with or without children; or you have been out of work for a long time; or you are disabled; or you are HIV positive.
General Program Requirements:
In order to qualify for this benefit program, you must be a resident of the State of Massachusetts, under 19 years of age, not covered by health insurance (including Medicaid), a US national, citizen, legal alien, or permanent resident, and you must have an annual household income before taxes of less than $29,140 if two people live in the household; $36,620 if three people live in the household; $44,100 if four people live in the household; $51,580 if five people live in the household; $59,060 if six people live in the household; $66,540 if seven people live in the household; $74,020 if eight people live in the household; and $81,500 if more than eight people live in the household. For larger households, add $7,480 for each additional person in the home. Depending on your income level, you may have to pay a premium for coverage. Please see this state's program information for details.
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