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The latest health law updates for advocates and social service providers in Massachusetts.

MCLE, our host for this training, is still having problems with its server and has postponed this training until May 6, 2021. Once the server is back up, people who pre-registered for the April 8, 2021 will be notified about the rescheduled date by MCLE.
Apologies if you have reregistered or saved the date.
 
 

Today, March 31 at 2 pm Protecting Immigrant Families (PIF) Webinar on Improving Access to COVID Vaccines for Immigrants

 

It was 11 years ago in March that the ACA was enacted, and one year ago that the Governor declared a state public health emergency, so it feels particularly appropriate to be relaying today's update with good news about reducing barriers to enrollment for immigrants, plans to expand MassHealth eligibility and services to address health disparities, and the sweeping expansion of affordable coverage available through the Health Connector under the American Rescue Plan Act.

Forwarding fantastic news on public charge from the PIF coalition. It looks like this one is not just another upswing on the rollercoaster of public charge litigation!
Hello all, 
 
Please encourage your legislators to co-sponsor the following three Medicaid bills, and spread the word to your networks. Fact sheets are attached. 
 
A few announcements and updates on vaccine distribution:
 
 
Sign the Petition for Racial Equity in Vaccine Rollout:
 
Important news about transportation to vaccine appointments for all Masshealth and Health Safety Net Patients eligible to receive COVID vaccines. 
 
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