Follow up ALERT: Call Sen. DeFrancisco to Protest Medicaid Option Cuts!

Here’s a follow up alert also asking Medicaid advocates to also call Senate Finance Committee Chairman John DeFrancisco, a major proponent for these cuts

ACTION ALERT

As 5 way budget negotiations continue today, NYS legislators are looking to move around

existing state dollars to help pay for spending or budget restorations.

The Senate is proposing to find money by cutting 5% or $416 million in New York’s Medicaid optional services!

Medicaid optional services include

Prescription Drugs

Community Based Medical And Behavioral Health Clinics

Case Management Services

Dental Care

Transportation

Hospice

Personal Care

OT, PT, Speech Therapies

Eye Care, Medical Equipment, Hearing Services

Self-directed Personal Assistance

Community First Choice services

WE NEED LOTS OF CALLS TODAY!

Call Senate Finance Committee Chairman John DeFranciso at 518-455-3511

leave the following message:

“I’m a registered voter calling to urge you

to reject proposed cuts to essential optional Medicaid services

that will jeopardize the health of millions of vulnerable New Yorkers”!

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