430 CMR 21.02 - General Definitions

Connector. The Commonwealth Health Insurance Connector Authority, established pursuant to M.G.L. c. 176Q, § 2.

ConnectorCare. A program of health insurance using state subsidies that is run by the Connector and provided to individuals with household incomes of less than 300% of the Federal Poverty Limit who meet the eligibility criteria set out at 956 CMR 12.03: Definitions.

DUA. The Department of Unemployment Assistance, established pursuant to M.G.L. c. 23, § 1.

DUA Director. The Director of the Department of Unemployment Assistance or the Director's designee.

DMA. The Division of Medical Assistance within the Executive Office of Health and Human Services.

Employee. For purposes of determining liability for the EMAC Supplement and for determining wages under 430 CMR 21.00, has the same meaning as is provided in M.G.L. c. 151A, § 1(h).

Employer. The same meaning as is provided in M.G.L. c. 151A, § 1(i).

Employing Unit. The same meaning as is provided in M.G.L. c. 151A, § 1(j).

EMAC Supplement. The contribution provided for in M.G.L. c. 149, § 189A.

Employment. The same meaning as is provided in M.G.L. c. 151 A, § 1(k). The classes of employment exempt from coverage for purposes of paying the EMAC Supplement are the same as set forth in M.G. L. c. 151 A. Non-exempt service performed by an individual shall be deemed to be employment subject to M.G.L. c. 149, § 189A, unless and until it is shown to the satisfaction of the DUA Director that all of the provisions of M.G.L. c. 151 A, § 2 have been established.

MassHealth Agency, or DMA. The Office of Medicaid within the Executive Office of Health and Human Services. The single state agency responsible for the administration of programs of medical assistance and medical benefits established pursuant to M.G.L. c. 6A, § 16, and c. 118E.

Remuneration. The same meaning as in M.G.L. c. 151 A, and shall include remuneration paid to an individual during the calendar year with respect to employment with a transferring employer.

Wages. Remuneration paid by or on behalf of an employer to or for one of its employees up to the amount of the Unemployment Insurance Taxable Wage Base for each employee, as defined in M.G.L. c. 151 A, § 14(a)(4). For purposes of the EMAC Supplement, wages are deemed paid at the time that they are or should have been paid.

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430 CMR 21.02
Adopted by Mass Register Issue 1360, eff. 3/9/2018. Amended by Mass Register Issue 1369, eff. 7/13/2018.

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