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
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
Community Based Medical And Behavioral Health Clinics
Case Management Services
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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