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Blog Archive for April 2019

See forwarded notice from MassHealth (including powerpoint) about a presentation on establishing eligibility for MassHealth on the basis of disability.  This is often a confusing process especially for people who do not yet have a determination of disability from Social Security, and also for disabled adults who may be eligible for CommonHealth but for whom MassHealth must separately process their application in two different systems: first the applications are processed in the HIX system to see if applicants may be eligible for MassHealth S

 

Positive DTA changes to Interim Reports and Recertifications - including online submission through DTA Connect!

We have some important news for you from the MA State House and beyond. 

TAFDC Family Cap rule overridden in Senate 37-3! 

Congratulations to everyone who worked so hard to Lift the Cap on Kids!!

Greetings SNAP Coalition Members.  Lot’s going on this month, but just a brief reminder of the Tuesday SNAP Coalition Meeting and agenda (below).  

People enrolled in MassHealth Standard, CarePlus or CommonHealth are entitled to assistance with non-emergency medical transportation needed to obtain covered medical services.

The following information is from GBLS atty Alexa Rosenbloom.

As of yesterday afternoon, about 31,000 Stop & Shop union workers went on strike in Massachusetts, Rhode Island, and Connecticut. 
MLRI's analysis of selected issues in the House Ways & Means budget released yesterday is posted on line.