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Health-Law-Announcements's Blog Archive for August 2022

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

Thanks to those of you able to join the Health Care Working Group meeting yesterday & special thanks to our presenters: Abigail Kim from ABH, Jen Honig & Danna Mauch from MAMH, Suzanne Curry from HCFA & Sarah Yousuf from MHLAC.

Attached are links to some of the materials with more information on behavioral health developments

Background on the EOHHS  Behavioral Health Roadmap –

Important health provisions in the Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) signed into law on Aug 16, 2022:

·        IRA extends the more generous premium tax subsidies originally enacted by ARPA for 2021 and 2022 for another three years. This will protect people on ConnectorCare with income of 300% FPL or less and those with higher incomes from seeing a significant rise in their insurance costs in 2023. It will also ease the transition for people moving from MassHealth to the Health Connector after the Public Health Emergency ends.

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