Massachusetts: 45,000 Now Enrolled In Health Insurance Coverage
Massachusetts Health Insurance Coverage
As of February 1, 2007, close to 45,000 individuals are currently enrolled in Commonwealth Care's - Plan types 1, 2, 3 and 4 in Massachusetts.
Commonwealth Care is a subsidized health insurance program for individuals who meet certain eligibility requirements and whose income is below 300 percent of the Federal Poverty Level.
Members receive health insurance benefits which include: doctor office visits, inpatient hospital care, pharmacy benefits, mental health and substance abuse services, and vision. Members in Plan Type 1 also receive dental care. There is no monthly premium for Plan Type 1, and members in Plan Types 2, 3 and 4 have sliding premiums based on income.