AccessHealth MA is concerned about the increasing number of Monkeypox virus (MPV) cases in MA and the stigma surrounding it. Get the facts! We urge you to learn the symptoms of MPV and how to protect yourself.

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AccessHealth MA is concerned about the increasing number of Monkeypox virus (MPV) cases in MA and the stigma surrounding it. Get the facts! We urge you to learn the symptoms of MPV and how to protect yourself.

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Insurance Support

Having a good health insurance plan is a vital part of accessing effective HIV care and medications —and we are here to help.

AccessHealth MA offers hands-on guidance navigating insurance, assistance with enrollment, and help paying for health insurance premiums, ensuring that people living with HIV can get—and keep—comprehensive health coverage and avoid gaps in treatment and care.

BRIDGE Team Support

Our BRIDGE Team helps clients understand the complicated insurance landscape and choose the best option for their unique circumstances.  The BRIDGE Team is skilled at addressing barriers to coverage and can help clients access all the services offered by AccessHealth MA.

About CHII

AccessHealth MA’s Comprehensive Health Insurance Initiative (CHII) can assist with paying the cost of health insurance premiums for eligible clients in our HIV Drug Assistance Program (HDAP)CHII helps clients enroll in and maintain insurance coverage or pay for their current insurance plan.

How can we help?

BRIDGE Team Support

Navigating Insurance: BRIDGE to care

Our BRIDGE Team helps clients understand the complicated insurance landscape and choose the best option for their unique circumstances. The BRIDGE Team is skilled at addressing barriers to coverage and can help clients access all the services offered by AccessHealth MA.

Learn more about BRIDGE Support

Outreach and Training

View previous trainings or schedule a training with our BRIDGE team

The BRIDGE Team provides training to case managers, healthcare providers, and clients about insurance enrollment, as well as accessing our drug assistance programs.

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Financial Support

Comprehensive Health Insurance Initiative (CHII)

Our Comprehensive Health Insurance Initiative (CHII) helps people living with HIV enrolled in our HDAP program access the best health insurance available to them by paying their monthly health insurance premiums.

Learn more about CHII

Tax Credits

Need help navigating Premium Tax Credits?

The Affordable Care Act provides tax credits to eligible individuals and families who are enrolled in health insurance through the Massachusetts Health Connector. These Advanced Premium Tax Credits (APTCs) are subsidies that lower the cost of your monthly health insurance premiums, which HDAP/CHII may have paid on your behalf.

Learn more about Premium Tax Credits

Resources and FAQs

Have Questions?

AccessHealth MA has many resources and helpful information for clients, case managers, social workers, and any other individuals who help those living with HIV access health insurance and drug payment assistance.

Resources & FAQs

Contact us

Reach out to us at anytime

If you have any questions about BRIDGE, their trainings and webinars, health insurance enrollment, or other HIV-related trainings, please contact our BRIDGE team.

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I want to express my sincere gratitude to you and the entire organization for the assistance and support provided over the past few years to help me in securing a viable path for continued healthcare.

AccessHealth MA client who the BRIDGE team helped stay in care

Meet the BRIDGE & CHII Teams

George-Henry Hastie, MPH

Senior Manager BRIDGE/IDDAP; Outreach, Training, and Quality Strategist

Anne Callachan

BRIDGE Team Project Manager

Juan Diaz

BRIDGE Team Health Insurance Enrollment Specialist

David Huckle

BRIDGE Team Health Insurance Enrollment Specialist and Research Associate

Erin Ford

BRIDGE Team Health Insurance Enrollment Specialist

Gerald Martinez

BRIDGE Team Health Insurance Enrollment Specialist

Daniel Starmer

CHII and Policy Senior Manager

Christine Meneely

Senior CHII Enrollment Specialist

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