Important Medicaid Redetermination Update
Medicaid (MassHealth in Massachusetts) has maintained members’ coverage and benefits due to continuous coverage requirements that started during the COVID-19 emergency. Starting April 1, Medicaid will return to its normal annual renewal process. If Medicaid has enough information to confirm your eligibility, your coverage will be renewed automatically. If Medicaid is not able to confirm your eligibility automatically, you will receive a renewal form in a blue envelope to the mailing address that is on file.
To avoid disruption in coverage, please visit your state’s website to ensure Medicaid has your most current information.
Brigham and Women's Hospital accepts most health insurance plans. Mass General Brigham maintains information about health insurance accepted at BWH and other hospitals within the Mass General Brigham system. Please visit their website for further information on insurance plans and products accepted at BWH.
Many insurance plans are now considered “tiered” plans, and have different levels of costs depending on where you go for care. It is important that you check with your own health insurance plan to see what level of coverage you will receive at a specific hospital. Even if you see your insurance plan listed, additional referrals or authorizations may be required. Some services may not be covered by your insurance coverage at every location. The level of coverage provided to you is determined by your insurer.
Also, many health insurance plans may use other companies to cover certain services such as behavioral health (mental health) or transplant related services. Please contact your health insurance plan or employer for your specific questions.
You should always check with your own health insurance plan before getting care to make sure you understand your covered benefits and costs.