The House of Representatives Budget Committee has proposed a 2018 budget with billions of dollars in cuts to Medicaid over the next decade. ESSC and our participants depend on Medicaid for our programs and services.
Cutting overall funding to Medicaid would leave two options:
We cannot afford either option!
What’s the impact to Medicaid?
Targeted outreach – make your voice heard!
“Hello, my name is [NAME] and I’m a constituent from [CITY, ZIP]. I would like to leave a message for Representative [REPRESENTATIVE’S LAST NAME].
I’m calling to oppose cuts to Medicaid that will affect people living with disabilities. Capping and cutting Medicaid funding will be DEVASTATING for individuals with disabilities who receive their care and supports through Medicaid.
OPTIONAL – This affects me personally, because [INSERT REASONS.]
Please oppose proposals like block grants and per capita caps that restrict the federal level of support to state Medicaid programs.
Thank you for your consideration.”
Join us with the message loud and clear…No cuts or caps to Medicaid!
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