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

Health Update –July 27, 2021

 

Recording & slides of July 22 Estate Recovery webinar now available.

Urgent Coverage Alert for Dually Eligible MassHealth Members –July 19, 2021

 

Over the fourth of July weekend, MassHealth ended COVID continuous coverage protections for elderly & disabled individuals who are dually eligible for MassHealth and Medicare and who --

1. are no longer eligible for their current MassHealth coverage, 

2. are eligible for Medicare Savings Programs also known as the Senior Buy-In and Buy-in or as the QMB, SLMB and QI programs, and 

Hello all, a couple announcements. First, a request for testimony to support legislation expanding access to MassHealth coverage for immigrant children and young adults (Cover All Kids bills). Second, information about MassHealth's public listening sessions about its 1115 waiver renewal proposal.

 

Legislative Hearing on Access to Coverage for Immigrant Children- Call to Action!

 

Dan Tsai who has been Asst. Sec of MassHealth & Medicaid Director for the last 6 years is leaving to become Director of Medicaid & CHIP services with the Biden Administration.  
 

Health Update June 15, 2021

What does the end of the state emergency on June 15, 2021 mean for MassHealth

Sign-on by Thursday May 27 at 5 pm
 
Dear Friends,

Health Announce-Update May 13, 2021

1.      May 9, 2021 MassHealth resumes annual renewals with protections still largely in place

MLRI's annual Basic Benefits Training (BBT) on Elder Benefits is this Wednesday! Please see the attached flyer for more information, and register using the link below. This training will be done via live webcast.. Please let me know if you have any questions. 
 
Two of MLRI's annual Basic Benefits Trainings (BBT) are coming up. Please see the attached fliers for more information, and register using the links below. Both trainings will be done via live webcast. Please let me know if you have any questions.