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Blog Archive for March 2020

Important updates below, stay tuned for more information on the supplemental payments and other information tomorrow. 
SNAP Supplements Issued This Afternoon to Some Households Not Receiving Max Grant 
Some households were issued their supplemental SNAP this afternoon. More details and info to come- stay tuned. We are hearing from many clients who have seen the SNAP on their cards so wanted to give Coalition members some simple advice for right now:
Hello all, 

A number of important updates and resources below. We look forward to having many of you join tomorrow morning's Coalition Zoom. 


SNAP Coalition Zoom tomorrow, Tues 3/31 at 10 AM



Thanks to our colleagues at Northwest Harvest (WA State) for scripting this message, which we are repurposing for the MA SNAP Coalition.

We are providing you with more updates federal and state level issues, the FRAC call tomorrow (Friday at 2 PM) and our upcoming Coalition call next week. 

SNAP supplemental emergency benefits 

Thanks to the more than 130 of you who tuned in for a robust discussion this morning. We will share a Zoom link later, but note that for at least the next few weeks we will be having COVID-19 SNAP Coalition calls every Tuesday morning at 10 AM. A number of resources below. 
More details on DTA's COVID-19 policy changes and a Coalition agenda below. We had over 130 people log on for last week's call - we look forward to seeing /hearing many of you on the call tomorrow morning.
Significant updates from DTA on policy and case processing
Today MassHealth announced important new protections for MassHealth members who were enrolled in MassHealth benefits on March 18, 2020 or later. Many thanks to everyone at the Office of Medicaid for their speedy implementation of this provision!