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The latest health law updates for advocates and social service providers in Massachusetts.

Congratulations to everyone who worked so hard to Lift the Cap on Kids!!
People enrolled in MassHealth Standard, CarePlus or CommonHealth are entitled to assistance with non-emergency medical transportation needed to obtain covered medical services.
MLRI's analysis of selected issues in the House Ways & Means budget released yesterday is posted on line. 
 
If you work with individual age 65 or over, please join us for our annual Basic Benefit Training in Boston on April 10.  The training will cover MassHealth and Medicare but also other benefits for seniors including SSI and home care services from the Exec Office of Elder Affairs. 
 
Attached please find a flyer about our upcoming training on immigrants' eligibility for public benefits. Morning session with immigration lawyers to explain statuses, documents, latest on public charge & know your rights. We will also have housing lawyers to cover housing & EA shelter. 
Attached are two tables showing MassHealth upper income limits effective March 1, 2019.  One Table is a Desk Guide prepared by MassHealth. The other Table is prepared by MLRI and also includes the upper income limits for ConnectorCare. 
 
Our annual Basic Benefit Training focusing on MassHealth for people under age 65 & ConnectorCare is coming up on Feb 12 with trainers from MLRI, GBLS, HLA and HCFA. 
 
Hi Folks,
The Governor released his budget yesterday --this is the first step in the process that will lead to the budget for FY 2020 starting July 1, 2019. 
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