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Talking points about the 2019 Federal budgetHow the Proposed 2019 Federal Budget Impacts Medicaid

Learn how the 2019 Federal Budget will impact people with disabilities and their families.

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We've collected more than 150 stories from parents of children with disabilities and from adults and seniors with disabilities in the Easterseals family who depend on Medicaid for their health, independence and well-being. Find stories from your state to get a better understanding of how Medicaid impacts those in your community.

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Easterseals statements on the healthcare bill:

February 18, 2018 — Statement of Angela F. Williams, Easterseals Inc. President and CEO on President's Fiscal Year 2019 Budget

September 19, 2017 — Our Letter to the Senate Opposing the Graham-Cassidy Legislation

September 15, 2017 — Easterseals Statement on the Graham-Cassidy Health Care Reform Proposal

July 27, 2017 — Skinny Repeal Keeps Medicaid Cuts for People with Disabilities: Our Letter to the Senate

July 24, 2017 — Vote NO to Proceed Health Care Repeal Bills: Easterseals Letter to the Senate

June 26, 2017 — Easterseals Statement on the Congressional Budget Office Estimate of the Better Care Reconciliation Act

June 22, 2017 — Statement on the Senate Republican Release of Health Care Reform Legislation

June 16, 2017 — Easterseals Statement on Medicaid at Senator Patty Murray's Press Conference

June 9, 2017 — Our Letter to the Senate Regarding Medicaid

May 4, 2017 — Easterseals Statement on House Passage of the American Health Care Act (AHCA)


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