Gov.-elect Healey says addressing PCA workforce shortage is at 'top of the list'

January 3, 2023 to January 6, 2023

Maura Healey said she will “absolutely” work with advocates and labor representatives to strengthen Massachusetts’ Personal Care Attendant Program by addressing a “crisis-level” workforce shortage. The MassHealth program provides funds for individuals with chronic disabilities to hire attendants for in-home care. The program currently provides services to more than 40,000 people with disabilities, including physical and intellectual disabilities. Read the full article.