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DAAHR Healthcare Access Forum

November 17, 2022 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Disability Advocates Advancing our Healthcare Rights (DAAHR) is holding a virtual forum to hear your concerns about access to health care. We want to hear from you if you are in a MassHealth Accountable Care Organization (ACO), One Care, or a fee-for-service plan.  Key topics will include:

1. Supply chain issues and shortage of Durable Medical Equipment (DME). Relevant DME can include (but is not limited to):

  • Trach tubes
  • Oxygen
  • Syringes and needles
  • Enfit connectors
  • Formula
  • Incontinence supplies

2. Problems with PT-1 services (non-emergency MassHealth transportation)

3. PCA shortages

4. Barriers to mental health services

5. Physical barriers to health care services (exam tables, x-rays, dental chairs, other)

Register at: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZIkcuGurDsjGtA4xv5TfmjuiKngrfqIUk26 

Please contact Kay Schoucair at kays@bostoncil.org with questions or for more information.

CART and ASL have been requested. Additional ADA reasonable accommodations for people with disabilities are available upon request. To submit a request, contact Kay Schoucair at kays@bostoncil.org. As part of your request, please include a description of the accommodation you will need and include as much detail as you can. Please provide your contact information in case we need more information. When possible, please allow at least two weeks (14 days) advance notice. Last-minute requests will be accepted but may be difficult to fill.

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