Yesterday April 24, 2020, MassHealth filed an emergency 1115 waiver request for changes they are asking for as of Mar 1 and that would continue throughout the public health emergency.
Health-Law-Announcements's Blog Archive for April 2020
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Health Update April 22, 2020
Social Determinants COVID-19 Update: More help available
In the event that this clarifies any questions you've had about MassHealth's freeze on terminations, we wanted to pass along this helpful messaging from the MA Health Care Training Forum. This includes information for people who have received termination notices or Requests for Information, or have lost their MassHealth benefits since March 18.
Bear with us, a lot is happening fast as you all know. We'll be sending a later announcement with health updates today. But our clients and patients aren't just worried about access to health care, they are also worried about paying their bills & putting food on the table.
These are some resources from our colleagues about SNAP benefits available now & what we know about promised extra unemployment benefits & what the IRS has put out so far about "economic incentive payments."