#SaveMedicaid The Graham-Cassidy Bill

Posted by The Arc of North Carolina

Chapters, Staff, Board Members, and The Arc community at large:

You’ve recently received a number of Action Alerts from The Arc asking for your advocacy once again to protect Medicaid and the Affordable Care Act (ACA). Because you spoke up and supported colleagues and friends to do the same, we were able to stop previous attempts to repeal the ACA and end Medicaid as we know it.

We need your help again.

The Graham Cassidy bill is the Senate’s current attempt to repeal the ACA and decimate Medicaid after failing to pass a similar bill in July. Here are some of the reasons we’re worried:

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#ProtectOurCare Toolkit - The Threat is REAL & URGENT!

Posted by The Arc of North Carolina

(September 21, 2017 - AUCD) From all reports, the Graham-Cassidy proposal will be on the floor for a vote in the Senate next week. We need to work non-stop between now and the vote to make sure there are at least 3 NOs to this bill that would devastate people with disabilities and seniors and anyone with pre-existing conditions.

We have put together a toolkit to help you advocate to #ProtectOurCare and #SaveMedicaid.

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The Arc of North Carolina's response to DHHS' Managed Care Proposal

Posted by The Arc of North Carolina

(September 8, 2017) Today, The Arc of North Carolina issued a letter to Secretary Mandy Cohen, regarding the release of the proposed program design for Managed Care from the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (NC DHHS). Click to read the letter in its entirity.

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The Arc of North Carolina's response to NC's proposed program design for Medicaid Managed Care:

Posted by The Arc of North Carolina

(August 10, 2017) Today, The Arc of North Carolina issued a statement regarding the release of the proposed program design for Medicaid Managed Care from the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (NC DHHS). A document was released on Tuesday, August 8, 2017 that highlights ways in which the current Medicaid program will transition to Medicaid managed care focusing on whole-person centered care.

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DHHS Shares Detailed Design for Medicaid Managed Care; Public Input is Welcome

Posted by The Arc of North Carolina

The Department of Health and Human Services has released a detailed proposed program design for transforming the state Medicaid and NC Health Choice programs to managed care. DHHS issued its proposed program design to ensure stakeholders have an opportunity to comment on managed care specifics. Comments are being accepted through Sept. 8, 2017.

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