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

SNAP & Shutdown UPDATE: Feb SNAP issued Jan 17-20th + flier for distribution

Mon, 01/14/2019 - 3:56pm -- Health-Law-Anno...
Federal HHS is funded through Sept 2019 which means health advocates have not had to worry about the effect of the federal government partial shut-down on MassHealth and most other health programs. But your patients and members may be seeing the effects of the shut down on other federal benefits --such as early issuance of their February SNAP benefits.

Call Your Rep today to support access to treatment in prisons & jails

Wed, 07/11/2018 - 11:06am -- Health-Law-Anno...
Thanks to our friends & colleagues at the Association of Behavioral Health Care for keeping this important issue on the public agenda
We need your help!

Call your House member TODAY and

ask them to support Amendment #24 to the Governor’s Opioid legislation, the CARE Act – House Bill 4725.


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