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

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

MassHealth benefit changes

Wed, 07/15/2020 - 4:56pm -- Health-Law-Anno...
Enhanced benefits in MassHealth Family Assistance.
The benefits available to people enrolled in MassHealth Family Assistance has just gotten a lot better for people with serious health conditions who need skilled facility-based care but don't need to stay in a hospital and can't safely return home yet.  Kudos to MassHealth for filling this gap in care for low income documented immigrants and children who don't qualify for MassHealth Standard or CommonHealth.

July 13 Health Update

Mon, 07/13/2020 - 3:16pm -- Health-Law-Anno...


Save the Date: Next Health Care Working Group –July 22, 2020 3-4:30

·         Health Connector –Rocky start for its new customer service vendor

·         More info on July 1 exemptions to MassHealth drug copays

·         MassHealth COVID-19 “Flexibilities” –Are they working as intended?

·         New Health Connector Informational Flyer with Information on Health Connector Benefits & Public Charge

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