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The latest health law updates for advocates and social service providers in Massachusetts.
Massachusetts' Open Enrollment period for 2021 coverage began on November 1, 2020 and will continue through January 23, 2021. 

The public health emergency which Sec Azar first announced in January, 2020 is up for renewal every 90 days. On Oct 2 he renewed the emergency declaration for another 90 days from Oct 23.  

I’m writing about two sets of upcoming deadlines: 

(1)   Deadlines to apply for the one-time IRS stimulus payments, authorized by the CARES Act, of up to $1200 for eligible adults and $500 per qualified child (also known as the Economic Impact Payment (EIP)): Sept. 30 for just the additional $500/qualifying child; Oct. 15 for eligible people who haven’t received any stimulus payment yet. 


State Legislature's Health Equity Task Force

Virtual Public Hearing 

Wednesday, September 16, 2020  1 - 4 PM


Passing on information from DPH about a COVID-19 Community Impact Survey --two webinars next week for how your organization can help disseminate the survey to people in the community 

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