Issues on Aging


Aging Issues

On March 21, 2017, #CripTheVote hosted a Twitter chat on the American Health Care Act and its impact on disabled people with guest hosts Bruce Darling and Julia Bascom. Here is a sample of the conversation with the questions listed at the top.

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Here's Why the American Health Care Act, also known as the AHCA, is a Very Bad Idea for People with Disabilities

People like Alana could loose life-saving Medicaid home care if the AHCA is passed by Congress

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Within hours of Paul Ryan’s announcement of the American Health Care Act, press releases from disability rights organizations started to appear in my mailboxes and social-media feeds. The messages were consistent. First, the AHCA’s approach to Medicaid reform would end the program as we know it, spiraling millions of disabled Americans into poverty or back into institutions.