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Sharing ...Congress is now on the fast track to include significant cuts to the Medicaid program through block grants or per capita caps as part of the ACA replacement legislation.
Changes to federal Medicaid spending could impact Wisconsin Medicaid funded programs such as: your child's therapies (at the clinic or in school), your personal care supports, your Family Care or IRIS supports, your county long-term care supports, your Forward Card or Katie Beckett healthcare, your Children’s long-term supports, and many supports for people with disabilities.
Congress is adjourning February 17th through February 27th for a recess and your Congressional representatives will be back in Wisconsin. It is anticipated immediately after the Congressional recess that a bill proposing Medicaid per capita caps will be introduced.
Now is your opportunity to contact your U.S. Representative and U.S. Senator and let them know how Medicaid supports and services help keep you or a family member in your home, independent, and working.
Connect to your two U.S. Senator’s and one U.S. House of Representative offices: (202) 224-3121 (who are my Congressional representatives)
Request in-district meetings with your U.S. Senators and U.S. Representative to discuss Medicaid Block Grants/Per Capita Caps and how you/your family rely on supports and programs funded by Medicaid.
Attend your U.S. Representative and U.S. Senator’s town hall meetings or rallies. ... See MoreSee Less
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