Just reviewing the information about Next Renewal Date and it’s unclear as to what triggers these renewal dates. After looking at 3 different accounts, they all have renewal dates of “August 16, 2021” Is there a clearer reason for what determines the renewal date?
Hi Loopers, Families USA has created a fact sheet that explains the subsidies for COBRA through the American Rescue Plan. As a reminder, these subsidies go through the end of September. Families USA COBRA Subsidies Fact Sheet -Hannah
I have a client that is under 65, on Medicare and I’m trying to prepare an application. However; I get to the manual IDP (multiple choice) and have tried 3 times to connect with this client to answer the questions and move on. Can I email proof of identification to the proper channels to get this […]
4/9/21 — The American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 suspends the requirement that taxpayers increase their tax liability by all or a portion of their excess advance payments of the Premium Tax Credit (excess APTC) for tax year 2020. A taxpayer’s excess APTC is the amount by which the taxpayer’s advance payments of the Premium Tax Credit […]
MCLE, MLRI’s host for the Immigrants & Public Benefit Basic Benefit training, is still having problems with its server and has postponed this training until May 6, 2021.Once the server is back up, people who pre-registered for the April 8, 2021 will be notified about the rescheduled date by MCLE. We’re so sorry for the inconvenience.
Hi Loopers, Today MassHealth sent an update about vaccine distribution including requesting that assisters help clients with setting up vaccines appointments. We want to hear from you about if this is something your site will be doing and how that works with your workflow. Share any feedback or thoughts to this thread. Thanks, Hannah
Hi all, Patients are beginning to reach out to me and my colleagues about reconciling their 2020 APTCs. One my colleagues noticed that, in the House Ways and Means Committee’s COVID-19 relief package proposal, there is a proposal to eliminate the requirement for taxpayers to repay the IRS for excess premium tax credits. The Senate […]
Hi Folks, MLRI’s annual health access training will be a live video presentation taking place on Feb 25, 2021 from 9:30-4:30. In these trainings we go over the basics of eligibility for MassHealth, the Health Safety Net and ConnectorCare with a focus on advocacy and problem solving. This year we have added a session devoted […]
Hi everybody, I have a few clients who did not reconcile their tax credits and are experiencing the HC blocks on their accounts. Edited to add: all three have now submitted their late-filed f8962s. One client asked how they’ll know when the tax credits have been reconciled so they can get back in touch with […]
IRS has extended the deadline again for non-filers who have not yet gotten their Economic Impact Payment for 2020 to do so using non-filer tool –until Nov 21. https://www.irs.gov/newsroom/irs-extends-economic-impact-payment-deadline-to-nov-21-to-help-non-filers