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We are forwarding this info from MassHealth on extension of the response deadline on these two RFIs from Jan 15 to Feb 4. The RFIs are attached but if you are responding be sure to look at the additional  information  posted on the RFIs website at the links shown below.
Hello all, and happy new year!
 
A few upcoming meetings/events: 
Massachusetts submitted its extension request to CMS on Dec 21 and there is now an opportunity to file comments with CMS. Comments are due by Feb 3, 2022.
 
Thanks to those of you who participated in Wednesday's Health Care Working Group meeting.  We're passing on info related to several of the agenda items at that meeting:
Hello all, 
 
Please let your One Care patients & clients know about this forum hosted by the One Care Implementation Council
 
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We are passing along this information from the Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights regarding new funding for discounted broadband service for low income people next year and the advantages of signing up for the current Emergency BroadBand (EBB) benefit before the end of this year.
 
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Dear Colleagues:

We'll be combining our November and December Health Care Working Group meetings, so that our next and last HCWG meeting of the year will be Wednesday, December 8 from 3-4:30pm. Please save the date. 

 

Also, some health updates:

1. Open Enrollment 2022

2. Personnel changes at MassHealth

3. Updated guidelines on gender-affirming care

4. Immigrant health

 

Open Enrollment 2022:

More about LTSS expansion for immigrants in Family Assistance
 

Hello all, and happy Monday! A real quick action alert on the Cover All Kids legislation:

 

Please contact your legislators TODAY and ask them to co-sponsor Cover All Kids.

 

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