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Health-Law-Announcements's Blog Archive for May 2020

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

May 21 Health Update & Save the Date for HCWG May 27

Thu, 05/21/2020 - 1:06pm -- Health-Law-Anno...

May 21, 2020 MLRI’s MassHealth and Health Connector Update & Save the Date for May 27 at 3


1. The COVID-19 "Special Enrollment Period" for private insurance has been extended to June 23, 2020: The SEP was slated to end on May 25, but today the Health Connector released an Administrative Bulletin extending the deadline for another month.


May 1, 2020 Health Update

Fri, 05/01/2020 - 1:46pm -- Health-Law-Anno...

May 1, 2020 Health Update

It’s the end of another week of the pandemic with many new polices being put in place to address many new challenges. This is a summary of three sets of new MassHealth policy changes that will make it easier for applicants to qualify for coverage and enhance services for people receiving services in the home and community-based waiver programs during the emergency period:

·         New path to MassHealth eligibility for elderly & disabled people subject to a deductible

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