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Hurricane evacuees - MassHealth enrollment

Fri, 10/13/2017 - 1:47pm -- Health-Law-Anno...

Important information from MassHealth on facilitating MassHealth enrollment for hurricane evacuees.

MassHealth has developed procedures to streamline the application process for these hurricane evacuees who apply for MassHealth. Here's a link to the information on MassHealth's website:

Action Alert: Affordable Care Act at Risk in US Senate

Tue, 09/19/2017 - 5:42pm -- Health-Law-Anno...

Senate Republicans are trying again to garner 50 votes to repeal & replace the Affordable Care Act.  The threat is real.  What can we do here in Massachusetts where both our US Senators and our Governor already oppose the latest effort to repeal & replace the ACA? Time again to call our friends & family in key states to weigh in with their Senators or Governors this time asking them to oppose the Graham-Cassidy bill.

Our friends at Health Care for All lay it all out here:

Comment deadline Aug 21 & Chicopee Listening session Aug 16

Tue, 08/08/2017 - 2:00pm -- Health-Law-Anno...

The Governor & EOHHS remain intent on restricting eligibility and benefits in MassHealth despite the legislature's refusal to add the necessary authorizing legislation to the FY 2018 budget. We expect more legislative activity in September. Meanwhile, EOHHS has released for public comment proposed amendments to the current 1115 demonstration waiver.


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