GENERAL SUMMARY OF POSITION:
This is a benefited position that is funded through an Interagency Service Agreement (ISA) with the Executive Office of Health and Human Services (EOHHS) and the University of Massachusetts Medical School. Medicare Premium Assistance, also known as Medicare Buy-In, is a federal program that allows states to pay all or part of monthly Medicare premiums and cost sharing for eligible Medicare beneficiaries who meet income and asset guidelines. The Medicare Premium Assistance Unit within the Medicare Eligibility Enhancement Programs at the Center for Health Care Financing administers this program for the Massachusetts Medicaid program, MassHealth.
Under the general direction of the Senior Manager, the Medicare Premium Assistance Program Coordinator will assist in the coordination and management of the daily operations of the program and seek to maximize benefits available in private and public programs in order to preserve MassHealth as the payor of last resort.