Urgent Alert: Protect Medicaid Today: Urge Your Senators to Vote NO on the Senate Graham-Cassidy Health Care Repeal Bill

NYAPRS Note: Please see the urgent alert below and get as many folks as you can to call their U.S. Senators today through the following toll-free number, 888-852-0653, to ask them to vote against Graham-Cassidy.




The Senate is again debating legislation that would repeal major provisions of the ACA/Obamacare, restructure the Medicaid program, impose huge funding cuts and gut pre-existing condition protections.Spearheaded by Senators Graham (R-SC) and Cassidy (R-LA), this legislation would be devastating to people who need addiction and mental health care.Graham-Cassidy would result in tens of millions of people losing their health insurance and strip away coverage and protections for people needing addiction and mental health care.

A vote on the Graham-Cassidy ACA/Obamacare repeal legislation could be scheduled for next week.Please call your U.S. Senatorstoday through the following toll-free number, 888-852-0653,to ask them to vote against Graham-Cassidy.

The following Senators are particularly important to contact:

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Sample call script:

I am a constituent from Senator _____’s state and am calling to urge him/her to vote NO on the Graham-Cassidy health care repeal bill.Graham-Cassidy would be devastating for people in our state who need lifesaving addiction and mental health care and would cause millions to lose coverage. I strongly urge the Senator to vote NO on Graham-Cassidy.

Thank you for your continued work to protect good coverage for and access to addiction and mental health care! Please call us at Legal Action Center (202-544-5478) with any questions.