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Massachusetts Resources

Mass Executive Office of Elder Affairs

One Ashburton Place
Boston, MA 02108
800-882-2003 (MA only)
800-872-0166 (TTY)
Fax: 617-727-9368

Massachusetts Medicaid Information

Department of Transitional Assistance
75 Commercial Street
Brockton, MA 02402
(508) 895-7000

Long Term MassHealth/Medicaid Eligibility Office
21-A Spring Street
Taunton, MA 02780
(800) 242-1340

Department of Public Health
Division of Health Care Quality
10 West Street, 5th Floor
Boston, MA 02111
(800) 462-5531

Division of Medical Assistance
Board of Hearings
2 Boylston Street
Boston, MA 02116
(617) 210-5800
FAX: 800-210-5820

Advocacy Office
197 Friend Street
Boston, MA 02114
(800) 323-3205

Massachusetts MassHealth/Medicaid Application and Information Center
21A Spring Street
Taunton, MA 02780
(800) 242-1340
(800) 841-2900

Massachusetts Medicare Information

National Medicare Hotline:
All Medicare Questions.
Medicare Part A:
Information on Part A coverage and claims.
Medicare Part B:
Information on Part B coverage and claims.
Medicare Advocacy Project:
Advice and free legal representation to older and disabled MA residents.

Consumer Relations
Better Business Bureau
235 West Central Street
Natick, MA
(508) 652-4800
(508) 652-4820 fax

Consumer Assistance Council Inc.
149 Main Street
Hyannis, MA 02601
(508) 771-0700

Other Resources
MA Social Security Administration
198 Columbia Road
Hanover, MA 02339
(781) 826-7506 (800) 772-1213

Department of Mental Health
40 Industrial Park Road
Plymouth, MA 02360
(508) 732-3000

Department of Mental Retardation
68 N. Main Street
Carver, MA 02330
(508) 866-5000
Disability Advocacy Center
Cape Organization for the Rights of the Disabled
1019 Iyanough Road
Hyannis, MA 02601
(508) 775-8300

Social Security Administration
181 Walton Avenue
Hyannis, MA 02601
(508) 775-7501
(800) 772-1213


Office of the Massachusetts Attorney General

Consumer Protection Div.
200 Portland Street
Boston, MA 02114
(617) 727-8400

Medicaid Fraud Control Unit
200 Portland Street
Boston, MA 02114
(617) 727-2200

   AARP Webplace
The official website of the American Association of Retired Persons.
   Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
Medicare, Medicaid, CMMS, SCHIP, State Children's Health Insurance Program, HIPAA, Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act, and the Health Care Financing Administration.
also known as MassHealth, is a state and federal medical assistance program that pays for long term care services for individuals eligible for either home based care or nursing facility or rest home admission based on level of care required or degree of functional impairment. Eligibility is based on medical and specific financial criteria.
   National Institute on Aging - National
The official website of the NIA ... Leading the Federal Effort on Aging Research
   Social Security Administration - National
The official web site of the Social Security Administration with information on retirement, disability, survivors and supplemental security income benefits.
Senior Citizens' Resources: Official information and services from the U.S. government.
   Understanding Commonwealth Care - Commonwealth Care is a health insurance program for low and moderate-income Massachusetts residents who don't have health insurance.
   Veterans Administration - National
The official website for the Department of Veterans Affairs.


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