Massachusetts Resources

This page provides federal and state-specific resources on a variety of cancer survivorship topics. If you are looking for financial assistance resources, please visit CancerFinances.org.

Click here for information about laws specific to Massachusetts.

 

Employment

Federal Fair Employment Agency
Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
800.669.4000
info@eeoc.gov
www.eeoc.gov

Reasonable Accommodations
Job Accommodation Network
800.526.7234
jan@AskJAN.org
www.AskJAN.org

Family & Medical Leave Act (FMLA)
U.S. Department of Labor
Wage & Hour Division
866.487.9243
www.dol.gov/whd

State Fair Employment Agency
Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination (MCAD)
617.994.6000
www.mass.gov/mcad

State Health Care Coverage Facts
Georgetown University Health Policy Institute
https://ccf.georgetown.edu/state-childrens-health-facts/

Unemployment Agency
Massachusetts Labor and Workforce Development, Department of Unemployment Assistance
617.626.6800
www.mass.gov/lwd/unemployment-insur

Vocational Rehabilitation
Massachusetts Department of Health and Human Services,
617.573.1600
www.mass.gov/eohhs/consumer/disability-services/vocational-rehab/

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Health Insurance

Massachusetts Health Insurance Marketplace (a.k.a Exchange)
Health Connector
877.623.6765
www.mahealthconnector.org/

Health Insurance Consumer Assistance Program & External Appeals 
617.727.4765
www.mass.gov/ago/consumer-resources/consumer-assistance/

Massachusetts Division of Insurance
877.563.4467  or 617.521.7794
www.mass.gov/doi

COBRA
U.S. Department of Labor
Employee Benefits Security Administration
866.444.3272
www.dol.gov/ebsa

COBRA-Massachusetts
Massachusetts Office of Consumer Affairs and Business Regulation, Consumer Service Division
877.563.4467
www.mass.gov/ocabr/insurance/health-insurance/consumer-guides/minicobra.html

State Children’s Health Insurance Program
Catastrophic Illness in Children Relief Fund (CICRF)
617.624.6060 or 800.882.1435
www.mass.gov/eohhs/gov/departments/dph/programs/family-health/cicrf/

Find Health & Dental Coverage For Your Family
InsureKids.gov
https://www.insurekidsnow.gov/coverage/ma/index.html

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Medicaid Programs

Triage Cancer Guide to Medicaid Expansion

MassHealth
888.665.9993
www.mass.gov/eohhs/gov/departments/masshealth/

In-Home Support Services (IHSS)
Massachusetts Office of ElderAffairs
www.mass.gov/elders/homecare/

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Medicare

Medicare
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
800.MEDICARE (633.4227)
www.medicare.gov

Medicare & You

Medicare Assistance
State Health Insurance Assistance Program (SHIP)
800.243.4636
https://www.mass.gov/orgs/executive-office-of-elder-affairs

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