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NATIONAL CALL TO ACTION MARCH 3, 2020 THERE IS AN URGENT NEED FOR GOVERNMENT TO ADDRESS THE RIGHTS AND NEEDS OF PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES THROUGHOUT ALL COVID-19 PLANNING AND RESPONSE CLOSE EXISTING GAPS, MINIMIZE IMPACT AND OPTIMIZE LIMITED RESOURCES FOR OPTIMAL COMMUNITY-WIDE OUTCOMES The disability advocacy organizations identified below and a coalition of disability […]
The following is from Alan Bolter of the Michigan Association of Community Mental Health Boards. The language and information are relevant. It also suggests that, if the legislature does insist on pilots or demonstrations, they need to include certain protections for enrollees and adequate evaluation of the pilots. Please use as you see fit, but […]
Click Here Now To Email Your Senator As you know, this week the Senate DHHS subcommittees released their FY18 budget recommendations. While this is the first step of the process, we have significant concerns with the Senate’s recommendation contained in a new boilerplate section 234, which calls for the privatization of the entire […]
The Senate is planning to pass a budget that will begin the process of repealing of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) on JANUARY 11. This is the first step in taking health care away before having a plan to replace it. People’s health and lives are at stake! We need advocates to reach out to […]
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