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Blog Archive for May 2015

It is not too late for MassHealth members who lost benefits for failing to reapply to reinstate their coverage back to the date it ended, and you can help

What happened?

Today's Boston Globe has a front page story on the state's SNAP crisis and bungled modernization which EOHHS Secretary Mary Lou Sudders calls "horrible" and an "embarrassment" to the Commonwealth.Â\

FNS Agrees that DTA Must Stop Erroneously Counting "Recouped" or withheld Social Security Benefits (same rule for recouped UI and VA Pension)

The next SNAP Coalition Meeting is TOMORROW, May 19th from 10 to Noon at St Francis House

Renewal Progress Report

Excellent article on the front page of today's (May 15) Globe on MassHealth renewals of 1.2 million members.

MassHealth on massive hunt to verify eligibility

State has to check up on 1.2 million people. Locate 1.2 million people. Find even the thousands of them who don'€™t speak English or don't have a place to live. Get them to fill out a 26-page application. Process those forms. And get it done by the end of the year.