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The latest health law updates for advocates and social service providers in Massachusetts.

Sign-on Letter for 1115 Amendment Comments; MLRI's FY22 Budget Analysis

1115 Amendment Comments- Sign-on Letter

Health Care Access: Upcoming events & updates

1. Health Care Working Group tomorrow April 13, 2021 3:30-5. Agenda: American Rescue Plan Act, MassHealth Redeterminations, MassHealth 1115 amendments & renewal.  

Health Care Working Group Meeting: Tuesday @ 3:30pm

This is a reminder that our next Health Care Working Group meeting is next Tuesday, April 13, at 3:30pm. We'll be discussing: 

April 8 2021 Immigrants and Public Benefits BBT Postponed

MCLE, our host for this training, is still having problems with its server and has postponed this training until May 6, 2021. Once the server is back up, people who pre-registered for the April 8, 2021 will be notified about the rescheduled date by MCLE.
Apologies if you have reregistered or saved the date.

National Sign-on Letter to CMS To Rescind Trump Medicaid Rule


Upcoming webinars on immigrant access


Today, March 31 at 2 pm Protecting Immigrant Families (PIF) Webinar on Improving Access to COVID Vaccines for Immigrants

March 23, 2021 Update


It was 11 years ago in March that the ACA was enacted, and one year ago that the Governor declared a state public health emergency, so it feels particularly appropriate to be relaying today's update with good news about reducing barriers to enrollment for immigrants, plans to expand MassHealth eligibility and services to address health disparities, and the sweeping expansion of affordable coverage available through the Health Connector under the American Rescue Plan Act.

The newly signed American Rescue Plan offers more savings to Health Connector members – changes coming soon!

Breaking News: DHS Public Charge Rule Permanently Blocked Nationwide!

Forwarding fantastic news on public charge from the PIF coalition. It looks like this one is not just another upswing on the rollercoaster of public charge litigation!

Action Alerts: Help us get co-sponsors for these MassHealth related bills

Hello all, 
Please encourage your legislators to co-sponsor the following three Medicaid bills, and spread the word to your networks. Fact sheets are attached. 
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