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Last chance on SNAP sign on letter: P-EBT updates; Economic impact payment outreach; More data on food insecurity

Fri, 06/12/2020 - 8:26am -- FoodSNAP

It’s almost the weekend! Here’s some timely information before you shut down your home computer screen. 

SNAP Support Letter to US Senate and White House: Deadline Extended to COB TODAY - Friday June 12th

P-EBT Updates; Sign on letter to Congress; Immigrant/Benefits Training; addressing photo ID problem at food pantries

Fri, 06/05/2020 - 3:01pm -- FoodSNAP

We have some important updates on how to PIN the Pandemic EBT cards; reminder on getting your organization’s name onto the national sign-on letter; ensuring local food pantries are not asking for photo IDs or SSNs from families; upcoming Immigrant/Benefits trainings. 

A reminder, the NEXT SNAP Coalition meeting – by Zoom – Tuesday, June 9th at 10 AM. 

NEW P-EBT portal to get child's case number 

Health Update -June 3, 2020

Wed, 06/03/2020 - 9:06pm -- Health-Law-Anno...

June 3, 2020 Health Updates

Three new developments that will reduce medical debt: 1. Retroactive eligibility, 2. Protecting more Medicare beneficiaries from balance billing 3. Fewer people charged copays.  Updates on 4. Student Health Plan Premium Assistance ending but students protected from losing MassHealth 5. IRS Debit Cards  and  6. MassHealth’s Summary of its Eligibility Flexibilities during COVID 19

1.      Retroactive Eligibility (Up to 90 Days) for Members Under the Age of 65



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