Medicaid STILL Matters: CTD’s Take on Cassidy-Graham

Sept. 20, 2017

updated Sept. 21

You've probably heard about the Cassidy-Graham proposal (CG) that some US Senators are pushing right now. Or, as we like to call it, Repeal, minus Replace, plus Medicaid Obliteration. Like its Affordable Care Act (ACA) repeal predecessors, this bill would have devastating effects for people with disabilities on Medicaid, children on CHIP, people with pre-existing conditions who have a plan from the marketplace, people relying on essential health benefits, state budgets, and more!

Our objections to this legislation:

There are of course a couple things you can do IMMEDIATELY:

Does it seem like this battle never ends? Know that CG is the last attempt to repeal the ACA and gut Medicaid under the Senate rules that allow for 51 votes to pass a bill. Starting October 1, a bill will require 60 votes.