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Even more detrimental to the disability community than previous Affordable Care Act repeal efforts, the Graham-Cassidy bill threatens to “significantly reduce coverage for people with disabilities, violate their right to live in the community, and undermine decades of state and federal initiatives to rebalance Medicaid spending toward community-based care” (via NHeLP).
To see how the Graham-Cassidy bill would specifically impact California, click here.
The below California Representatives need to hear from you this week to ensure the bill does not pass. Use these talking points to briefly state how the proposed legislation hurts people with disabilities across the board.
Rep. Jeff Denham (CA-10): (202) 225-4540
Rep. Darrell Issa (CA-49): (202) 225-3906
Rep. Steve Knight (CA-25): (202) 225-1956
Rep. Dana Rohrabacher (CA-48): (202) 225-2415
Rep. Ed Royce (CA-39): (202) 225-4111
Rep. David Valadao (CA-21): (202) 225-4695
Rep. Mimi Walters (CA-45): (202) 225-5611