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Fwd: ConnectorCare Special Enrollment Period from February 1 – February 28

Fri, 01/27/2017 - 5:46pm -- Health-Law-Anno...

Jan. 31 is the last day of "Open Enrollment"--the deadline for people to sign up for individual insurance (ObamaCare) or switch plans.  At the national level, HHS has pulled its ads urging people to sign up before it's too late.

Cabinet Picks: Price at HHS and Verma at CMS

Tue, 11/29/2016 - 3:56pm -- Health-Law-Anno...

President-elect Trump has named his nominees for HHS Secretary and for CMS Administrator.The people in these two positions will be in key positions to shape the future of Medicaid and the Affordable Care Act. 

"President-elect Donald Trump has chosen Rep. Tom Price (R-Ga.), a fierce critic of the Affordable Care Act and a proponent of overhauling the nation’s entitlement programs, to lead the Department of Health and Human Services. ....

Applications due Dec 9 for Delivery System Reform Advisory Council

Mon, 11/21/2016 - 4:36pm -- Health-Law-Anno...

EOHHS has posted a notice about selecting people to serve on the Delivery System Reform Implementation Advisory Council. Nomination forms are due by Dec 9, 2016. You can self-nominate.

EOHHS is seeking to select approximately 20-25 individuals to serve on the Council for the 5-year term of the 1115 MassHealth Demonstration. The Council members will be representative of MassHealth members, family members of MassHealth members, advocates, providers, provider associations, ACOs, or health plans.  


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