In the Know - As efforts to repeal the Affordable Care Act collapse in Washington DC, the Arc has released a statement urging people to stay vigilant of possible future threats the Medicaid program faces.
OPG understands the vital role Medicaid plays in the lives of millions of individuals across the country, and stands with The Arc on this issue. The Arc's full statement can be found here: https://blog.thearc.org/2017/07/18/timeline-changed-threats-people-disabilities-senate-health-care-reform-efforts-remain/
Information that came out of the recent National Governors Association conference outlined the potential Medicaid cuts if the Affordable Care Act had passed.
Indiana's federal funding would have been cut by 32%, or $36.5 billion. Options to offset the reduction of federal dollars would have included: raising taxes, reducing spending, and eliminating coverage for some optional services.
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