Greetings all. We hope you are grabbing lunch outside today to catch some sunshine after the (yet again) downpour yesterday. Ugh. A couple of important items:
SNAP Misfortune Benefits due to Flooding:
Many of you may be working with SNAP households Western MA or other parts of the state…
MassHealth has created materials comparing One Care and SCO that will be useful to enable people eligible for either One Care or SCO who turn 65 to decide whether to remain in One Care or enroll in SCO. Not everyone has this choice to make
Disabled adults enrolled in MassHealth…
We are forwarding an announcement from MassHealth affecting almost 30,000 people in a way that is good but likely to be confusing for those affected.
MassHealth July 6, 2023 Assister Update about changes affecting almost 30,000 people
We are forwarding an announcement from…
We have a number of important SNAP policy updates and four important events.
SNAP and cash access for New Arrivals from sister states:
At the last Coalition meeting, we discussed the problem of immigrant families who recently moved to MA from sister states (FL, PA, NJ, others) and who were…
Our next SNAP Coalition meeting - and the only meeting in July and August - will be on August 1 from 10-11:30.
MLRI lawsuit settlement on out-of-state EBT usage - DTA notice of lawsuit settlement sent to @ 11,000 households
In 2020 MLRI filed a lawsuit…
As promised, attached are the slides from our Health Care Working Group meeting today, regarding MassHealth's implementation of continuous coverage for recently incarcerated members, and for members experiencing homelessness.
This is just a quick reminder that our next Coalition meeting is Tuesday June 27th from 10 to 11:30 AM. HERE is the Zoom link. https://us06web.zoom.us/j/89331685051?pwd=WjJMMUZKVWtTWUdERmp6WjQvRXFIZz09
The Coalition AGENDA includes:
Federal update on Farm…
Our next Health Care Working Group meeting is next Wednesday, June 28 at 3pm. Zoom information is below.
We'll be talking about MassHealth redeterminations- updates and discussion around what you're seeing in the field and your concerns.
Our next Coalition meeting will be on Tuesday June 27 from 10-11:30. After that, we will combine our July and August meetings into one August meeting on August 1 from 10-11:30. The Zoom link for both meetings is here.
State funded SNAP boost ended, how to maximize SNAP…
Hello all, and happy new month!
Two quick announcements:
MassHealth's MyServices Portal, and
BCBS Foundation's call for proposals
MassHealth's MyServices Portal:
MassHealth officially launched its new MyServices Portal on…