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CCD Responses

CCD and Disability and Aging Collaborative letter  to Congressional leadership opposing cuts or changes that limit funding to Medicaid. Consortium for Constituents with Disabilities [Letter]. April 20, 2023

Resources & Statements

Opinion: The GOP wants to put work requirements on Medicaid recipients. That could be devastating for thousands of Americans. Mia Ives-Rublee, CNN [Op-Ed]. May 16, 2023

“Unfit” to work? How Medicaid Work Requirements Hurt People with Disabilities. National Health Law Program (NHeLP) [Brief]. May, 2023

Helping Those on HCBS Waiting Lists: Positive Impacts of the ACA. National Health Law Program (NHeLP) [Brief]. May, 2023

How Funding and Eligibility Cuts to Medicaid Harm Response Efforts to Public Health Crises. National Health Law Program (NHeLP) [Brief]. May, 2023

Advocacy Guide for Debt Ceiling Negotiations. Autism Society and the Association of University Centers on Disability [Toolkit]. May 2023

McCarthy Bill Would Radically Change Disability Standards for Medicaid and Reduce Coverage for Persons with Disabilities. Georgetown University Health Policy Institute Center for Children and Families [Blog]. May 1, 2023

Medicaid Work Requirements: Red Tape That Would Cut Health Coverage for Older Adults. Justice in Aging [Fact Sheet]. April 2023

NHeLP Decries Debt Ceiling Vote. National Health Law Program (NHeLP) [Statement]. April 27, 2023

ASAN Condemns Medicaid Funding Cuts and Work Requirements in House Debt Ceiling Proposal. Autistic Self Advocacy Network [Statement]. April 27, 2023

Medicaid and People with Mental Health Disabilities: What You Need to Know about Medicaid and Why it is Important to Save It. Bazelon Center for Mental Health Law [Explainer]. April 27, 2023

NDSC Letter of Concern on Limit, Save, Grow Act. National Down Syndrome Congress [Letter]. April 25, 2023

Medicaid Work Requirement in Debt Ceiling Bill Puts People With Disabilities at Grave Risk. The Arc [Statement]. April 26, 2023

Top 10 Reasons Why Speaker McCarthy’s Work Requirements Are Bad for Medicaid. National Health Law Program (NHeLP) [Brief]. April 26, 2023

Proposed Medicaid Work Requirements are Another Dangerous Attack on Sexual and Reproductive Health and Justice. National Health Law Program (NHeLP) [Blog]. April 21, 2023 

Work Requirements are a Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Idea for Medicaid. National Health Law Program (NHeLP) [Blog]. April 20, 2023

Faces of Medicaid Expansion. National Health Law Program (NHeLP) [Updated Brief]. April 20, 20

NHeLP Condemns and Prepares to Fight Proposed Cuts to Medicaid National Health Law Program (NHeLP) [Statement]. April 17, 2023

Hart Research Medicaid and Work Requirements Polling and Message Testing - includes key talking points on taking Medicaid away from people who do not meet new work requirements, particularly the impact on adults age 50-65 and chronically ill or disabled people. Caring Across Generations [Research Memo]. April 13, 2023

#SaveMedicaid Talking points and a digital toolkit for use in statements, communications, and across digital channels. Caring Across Generations [Toolkit]. April 2023

Save Medicaid petition to share with grassroots on protecting Medicaid in these negotiations. Caring Across Generations [Petition]. April 2023

House Republicans’ Pledge to Cut Appropriated Programs to 2022 Level Would Have Severe Effects, Particularly for Non-Defense Programs. The Center for Budget and Policy Priorities [Brief]. March 24, 2023

Protecting Medicaid 2023 & Debt Ceiling Resources. National Health Law Program (NHeLP) [Fact Sheets]. March 16, 2023