Blog Archive for May 2020
This is a reminder of our weekly SNAP Coalition ZOOM call tomorrow, May 12th from 10 to 11:30 AM. Zoom call info below.
1. The SNAP Coalition AGENDA will include:
TO: SNAP Coalition Members
FR: Pat Baker and Vicky Negus
As we start Week 8 of the MA pandemic-triggered shutdown (yes, week 8), we hope these resources help you to keep serving your constituencies during these difficult times. A deep bow to all the front line anti-hunger and advocacy staff at food pantries, SNAP outreach locations, legal services advocates and DTA workers, as well as the heroic staff at schools, health care facilities and the many emergency response teams.
May 1, 2020 Health Update
It’s the end of another week of the pandemic with many new polices being put in place to address many new challenges. This is a summary of three sets of new MassHealth policy changes that will make it easier for applicants to qualify for coverage and enhance services for people receiving services in the home and community-based waiver programs during the emergency period:
· New path to MassHealth eligibility for elderly & disabled people subject to a deductible