On Tuesday, April 25 The Arc Wisconsin hosted an on-line conversation with The Survival Coalition of Wisconsin Disability Organizations and the Wisconsin Long-Term contact congress photoCare Coalition to update Wisconsin residents on the latest threats to Medicaid. This training featured the latest information direct from The Arc US lobbyists who have been spending time on Capitol Hill.
Congress is considering proposals that are estimated to cut federal Medicaid funding by 25%. Wisconsin currently operates more than 20 Medicaid programs; one in five people use some form of Medicaid which can include Birth to 3 services, Family Care, IRIS, school therapies, Katie Beckett, autism supports, personal care, mental health supports and more…
You can listen to a recording of the training by going to this link.
See the presentation slides here.Next Steps for Advocates – Protecting Medicaid 4-25-17