Personal Protective Equipment (PPE): PCAs can request personal protective equipment, such as masks and gloves, through the PCA union (1199SEIU) by visiting the following links:
Note: This resource is available to all PCAs participating in the MassHealth PCA program. Consumers cannot obtain PPE through the above links. For additional information about PPE for consumers and non-PCAs, please visit www.mass.gov/2019coronavirus or https://bit.ly/2D4sm9N.
PCA Wage: The PCA wage increased effective July 1, 2020, as provided in the collective bargaining agreement. The temporary emergency increase to the PCA wage due to the COVID-19 emergency is effective through end of July, but no longer be effective starting August 1, 2020.
Please see below for the PCA wage effective on the following dates of service:
|July 1, 2020 through July 31, 2020||August 1, 2020, and after|