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MassHealth has finally created a way  for the elderly and other MassHealth members subject to an asset test to submit a SACA-2 Renewal electronically.
 
Please see an update message on skimming from DTA, below. Most urgently- Note that the Quincy and Brockton offices will be open tomorrow, Sept 3, from 9-1, for those who need in-person help changing their PIN. 
 
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I am forwarding the email below on behalf of Alana Davidson, Director of Communications, DTA. 

 

With a long weekend coming up, announcements from MassHealth, the Health Connector & CMS are coming fast and furious
 
 

We have some exciting college student food security news. 

1.      DTA just announced important SNAP policy changes impacting MA college students.  We are THRILLED to share these policy updates with you – details below.  

 

Today's (8/29) White House Conference Listening Session for Persons with Lived Expertise - new Zoom registration link:

Please see the WH communication below and share this new link directly with community members with lived experience, asking them to register/re-register if possible.  We learned Friday afternoon that there were some capacity issues with the old zoom.  Below is the new invite to send out to the people with lived experience:

Thanks to those of you able to join the Health Care Working Group meeting yesterday & special thanks to our presenters: Abigail Kim from ABH, Jen Honig & Danna Mauch from MAMH, Suzanne Curry from HCFA & Sarah Yousuf from MHLAC.

Attached are links to some of the materials with more information on behavioral health developments

Background on the EOHHS  Behavioral Health Roadmap –

A couple of reminders on the skimming situation below, and a new video from the City of Boston to circulate! Please let me - vnegus@mlri.org - know what you are seeing and hearing in your communities on this - and if you are working with anyone who had their SNAP stolen through skimming. 
 
Special Coalition meeting this Thursday, 8/25 from 10-11 AM
 
PLEASE SHARE ASAP with retailers in Eastern MA: English/Spanish flier for retailers on how to re-PIN