Category Archives: AFC

posts pertaining to the MassHealth AFC program

Cost Report

******** Thank you for your reply regarding AFC level I payment rates. I am somewhat familiar with: 408.430 – Adult Foster Care Responsibilities. (E) (2) The AFC provider must submit all of the following information in the forrmat and time frames required by the MassHealth agency: (a) clinical and statistical information; (b) member incidents or […]

To the EOHSS

Executive Office of Health and Human Services, I am seeking information regarding a grave and urgent matter. I have been a caregiver in the Adult Foster Care program since Spring of 2001. In that time there has not been a single increase in the Level I payment rate. Not even one COLA. In 2001 the […]

Agreement Intent

MassHealth Customer Service, Thank you for your response of May 30. It has clarified some of my concerns. To reconfirm my understanding, regarding 408.434(A)(4) – "employ or independently contract with an AFC caregiver.", your answer "The language is meant to give the AFC provider the flexibility to either hire a caregiver as an employee of […]

Volunteer Payment Rates

MassHealth Customer Service, Thank you for your response and your continued patience. Re: your answer, "Please note there was no change to the Level I payment rate to AFC providers.", I am aware that there has not yet been any change to the Level I payment rate. But because Transmittal Letter AFC-11 states: "The regulations […]

AFC Questions

MassHealth Customer Service, I have been reading – MassHealth Transmittal Letter AFC-11, January 2007, To: Adult Foster Care Providers Participating in MassHealth. 1. I was unable to find any reference as to when the regulations will go into effect for Adult Foster Care Caregivers. Will it be soon? 2. Although I do see that 408.404 […]