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You do not need to be in a SCO network to be paid for providing emergency services to a SCO Enrollee. How can I determine if a patient is enrolled in a SCO Plan?

When you verify a Mass Health member's eligibility through EVS (Eligibility Verification System), you will receive the following message: "Senior Care Options. Authorization needed for all services except emergencies.

If you are interested in contracting with a Senior Care Organization, you can call the SCO Unit.

The SCO representative can give you the latest contact information for each of the Senior Care Organizations. Will all Mass Health members aged 65 or older be required to join a SCO Plan? Enrollment in a SCO Plan is voluntary but enrollment in a SCO Plan does offer seniors a variety of benefits such as individualized, managed, and supportive care services to assist them with their health care. Are SCO Plans available statewide to Mass Health members?

The SCO Plan member's authorized representative, or provider must notify the SCO Plan of the emergency as soon as possible. If I do not have a contract with the member's SCO Plan, other than emergencies, are there any circumstances when I would be paid for services provided to a SCO Plan member?