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The Senate is set to vote soon on the latest version of the Better Care Reconciliation Act. The latest revisions to the bill do not change the devastating cuts to the Medicaid program that over 10 million people with disabilities rely on to live and work in their communities.

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Families Ride From Baton Rouge To Washington To Save Lives

“We’re seeing with this legislation, the overall picture is that there are health care needs being threatened on a bigger level, on a national level…”

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New Version Of Senate Healthcare Bill Announced

The latest version of the U.S. Senate Republican health care measure still contains a provision that would force New York state to pick up the county share of Medicaid costs, saddling state government with $2.3 billion in new expenses.

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Canary In The Mine Shaft?

At least 24 homes that care for people with intellectual disabilities have been forced to close their doors over the last year, according to the Maine Association for Community Service Providers. The organizations that operate the homes say they can’t find and retain enough qualified staff members to work for meager salaries.

 

 

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Doctors With Disabilities Are a Rarity

Nearly 57 million people live with a disability, including 8 percent of children and 10 percent of nonelderly adults.

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Medicaid Cuts Could Leave Millions Without Options

The care she gets is an optional benefit under federal Medicaid law, which means each state can decide whether to offer it and how much to spend.

 

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SAVE OUR MEDICAID!

People who need medicaid speak out.

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Medicaid Cuts Would Keep Real People From Realizing Their Potential

“We’re worried about the implications of the plans in Congress,” said Max Donatelli. “People like Craig used to be hidden in institutions. We’re deathly afraid of going back to those days.”

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