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Blog Archive for March 2016

SNAP Coalition meeting tomorrow, 3/22 and Special DTA ABAWD Webinar this Friday, 3/35

Mon, 03/21/2016 - 1:43pm -- FoodSNAP

SNAP Coalition meeting tomorrow - March 22nd

This is a brief reminder that the Boston SNAP Coalition meeting is ON for tomorrow, Tuesday, March 22nd from 10 to Noon at St Francis House.(6th Floor). Yes, we are hardy New Englanders and one small snow storm does not delay our important work !  As a reminder, the AGENDA will include:

SNAP Coalition Meeting Agenda for March 22nd; Training on Criminal Offender Record Information (CORI) on March 29, 2016

Fri, 03/18/2016 - 6:14pm -- FoodSNAP

March 22nd:  Boston SNAP Coalition Meeting and AGENDA

The monthly Boston Coalition meeting will be this Tuesday, from 10 to Noon at St Francis House in Boston. The Coalition agenda will include:

SNAP Time Limit on ABAWDs starting April 1st - What you can to do help your SNAP-less clients

Wed, 03/16/2016 - 2:03pm -- FoodSNAP

ABAWD Time Limit Hitting in April for first wave of individuals!

Early next week, DTA will start sending out SNAP closing notices to individuals who have not claimed an exemption, have reached their 3 month time limit and do not have any activity that qualifies them for continued SNAP benefits. These are the individuals age 18 through 49 without disabilities, not living with children and for whom DTA does not have information about possible exemptions.

New MassHealth policies for March and ConnectorCare deadlines

Fri, 03/04/2016 - 2:44pm -- Health-Law-Anno...

1. New Home Health Agency Prior Authorization requirements. MassHealth has issued a transmittal letter & a provider bulletin with the following changes taking effect March 1:

  • PA is now required for home nursing for more than 30 visits in 90 day period, & more than 240 units of home health aide services in 90 day period. 130 CMR 403.413


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