COVID-19: Memos and Updates from CCA Deputy Director Jay Sicklick

June 24, 2020
CCA Response to Senate Democrats Junteenth Agenda for Special Session
HUSKY expansion for undocumented children and families

June 2, 2020
Reaffirmation of MLP commitment to address health disparities; CCA statement on events surrounding George Floyd homicide; Yale Pediatrics advocacy team resources to address racial and ethnic disparities; utility protections; education; update on health insurance for undocumented children.

May 7, 2020
Utility Protections: emergency moratorium on termination of electricity, heat and water, expansion of moratorium to non-residential customers, creation of Covid-19 Payment Plan; Education during pandemic; Op-Ed Advocacy Efforts to Expand Medicaid for Undocumented Children; Health equity and Covid-19.

April 27, 2020
Additional SNAP Funding, Flexibility for Medicaid Enrolled Providers to Perform Telehealth Through Audio-Only Methods for NEW PATIENTS, Guidance and Clarification on Special Education Matters, Comprehensive Benefits Training Available from MLP

April 17, 2020
MLPP Remains Open, SSI Recipients Now Eligible for Electronic Impact Payments, CHDI Provides Important Resources and Behavioral Health Access Information, Ongoing Advocacy to Expand HUSKY for Undocumented Families. See letters to Governor Lamont under Health Insurance: HUSKY below.

April 9, 2020
School Closure Update, Intimate Partner Violence, Insurance Expansion for Undocumented Children

April 3, 2020
Extended enrollment for Access Health, Energy Assistance, Emergency Snap Benefits, CARES Act Update, Letter to Gov. Lamont from 185 CT Physicians re Insurance for Undocumented

March 31, 2020
Changes in child care settings and fees, Latest Information on the State’s Medicaid Waiver, Changes in DSS policy for HUSKY and other public benefits, Brief word on the CARES Act and forthcoming stimulus checks.

March 27, 2020
Early Childhood remote services (Birth to Three), Non-emergency medical transportation (NEMT), Educational access (students with disabilities, additional resources), food pantries, cash assistance.

March 24, 2020
Meal sites, child welfare issues, housing evictions, healthcare and health insurance.

March 17, 2020
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