Health Care Reform is Here! Know your
rights and responsibilities!
The state has passed a law requiring all eligible Massachusetts residents of certain income levels to obtain health care insurance. At the Joseph M. Smith Community Health Center, we offer financial counseling services to our patients. Our counselors help apply for health care assistance programs, such as:
* Commonwealth Care
* Children's Medical Security Plan
* Healthy Start
* Service Discounts under the Health Safety Net Program
* Medical Hardship
What you must know to register as a patient for Commonwealth Care and the Health Safety Net
for U.S. citizens/nationals
To see a complete list of health insurance accepted by JMSCHC, click here:
For further eligibility information for Commonwealth Care and Health Safety Net, please contact the Health Benefits Department at 617-208-1563, or you may come in to either the Allston or Waltham site to speak to a Health Benefits Counselor.