The health care debate now moves to the U.S. Senate with the U.S. House passage of its American Health Care Act (AHCA). The AHCA was bad for people with disabilities because it:
- Eliminated $12 billion in attendant care and other supports that help individuals with disabilities live independently (Sec. 111);
- Capped the amount of federal funds available for Medicaid services and community supports for Medicaid recipients, including individuals with disabilities (Sec. 121); and
- Weakened national protection around pre-existing conditions and essential health benefits that help individuals with disabilities (Sec. 136).
Individuals with disabilities can’t afford to lose access to these vital Medicaid-funded services and long-term supports. We need your help to stop these health care cuts before they reach the President's desk.
Contact your Senators NOW!