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Hello all, I hope everybody had a restful long weekend! 

The Massachusetts Law Reform Institute now has more resources available to devote to addressing health access issues for returning citizens and other criminal-justice involved individuals. We are hiring for someone to lead this project and hope you can help spread the word to your networks.
 
Federal officials promised the states at least 60 days advance notice of the end of the COVID-19 Public Health Emergency.

Oct 27 Health Care Working Group. Thanks to everyone who was able to join us for the HCWG meeting on Oct 27. Attached are the materials from our three excellent guest presenters: Erin McCrady, Jen Obadia and Pat Baker who talked about the growing Food is Medicine movement, Flex Funding available to people enrolled in MassHealth ACOs for nutrition services, and the SNAP check box now on MassHealth paper and HIX application and renewal forms.

 

 

Hello all, a few quick updates/ announcements: 

Health Announce Oct 12, 2022

We mourn the passing of Paul Spooner who died unexpectedly last weekend after a lifetime of effective advocacy for the rights and dignity of people with disabilities. https://mwcil.org/obituary-paul-w-spooner/

Hello all, and happy Friday! 
 
Several important announcements below: 
1. MassHealth 1115 Demonstration Approved for Another 5 Years
2. More on Behavioral Health Discrimination
3. One Care Forum: October 6
4. Public Charge Final Rule
 
1. MassHealth 1115 Demonstration Approved for Another 5 Years: 
 
Our next Health Care Working Group meeting will be Wednesday, September 28 at 3pm.