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USDA doing review of Mass food stamp/SNAP practices and local offices - Your input needed !!

Fri, 01/14/2011 - 12:00am -- FoodSNAP

USDA Regional is currently undertaking evaluation of DTA case handling practices in various local offices. This is called a "Program Access Review" and is done periodically by FNS to look at how well a state serves low income clients. I have been in contact with a number of Coalition members but am also casting the net to all.

Mass Ranks in Nation's Top 10 for SNAP/Food Stamp Participation !!

Wed, 01/05/2011 - 3:48pm -- FoodSNAP

GOOD NEWS !!! Congrats to DTA and all the members of the Food SNAP Coalition!

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From: Song, Paulette (EHS)
Sent: Wednesday, January 05, 2011 2:44 PM
To: Song, Paulette (EHS)
Subject: MASSACHUSETTS RANKS IN NATION'S TOP TEN FOR SUPPLEMENTAL NUTRITIONAL ASSISTANCE PROGRAM (SNAP) PARTICIPATION

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: January 5, 2011

CONTACT: Paulette Song, 617-573-1610; paulette.song@state.ma.us

December 2010 MassHealth Notice

Thu, 12/30/2010 - 12:00am -- Health-Law-Anno...

Attached is a copy of a member notice that MassHealth sent out in December. It corrects information in an earlier May notice about the limitation in MassHealth payment for inpatient hospital days to 20 days. It makes clear that MassHealth-eligible patients hospitalized for longer than 20 days will NOT be liable for the additional hospital days due to the 20-day payment limit.

Webinar on Child Nutrition Reauthorization - 12/17/2010

Tue, 12/14/2010 - 12:00am -- FoodSNAP

Dear Food SNAP Coalition Members:

As many of you know, the Child Nutrition Reauthorization (CNR) bill passed successfully and was signed by the President yesterday. FRAC is hosting a series of webinars for anti-hunger advocates to learn about the changes in the CNR and we can do in Massachusetts and around the country to maximize participation. Below is the annoucement and webinar registration information (this is a FREE webinar).

Pat

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