Changes

Jump to: navigation, search

Disability Rights

98 bytes removed, 10:42, 4 June 2017
m
Health Care: readability
== Health Care ==
===Recent UpdatesAmerican Healthcare Act (AHCA)===*5/24/17: The CBO (Congressional Budget Office) has [https://www.cbo.gov/system/files/115th-congress-2017-2018/costestimate/hr1628aspassed.pdf analyzed] the [[Healthcare|American Healthcare Act (AHCA)]] and found that if the bill were passed:**Older and poorer people would be hit the hardest by premium increases higher premiums and loss of services[https://www.vox.com/policy-and-politics/2017/5/24/15687500/cbo-ahca-premiums-age]
**The savings would be because fewer things will be covered[https://www.cbo.gov/system/files/115th-congress-2017-2018/costestimate/hr1628aspassed.pdf]
**14 to 23 million more people would be uninsured[https://www.cbo.gov/system/files/115th-congress-2017-2018/costestimate/hr1628aspassed.pdf]
===Medicaid===
'''10 million Americans with disabilities are currently covered by [[Trumpcare / Obamacare|Medicaid]].'''[http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/disability-rights-donald-trump_us_582487fae4b0e80b02cefa2f] Medicaid is the largest health care payer for patients being treated for autism autistic and other developmental disordersdevelopmentally disabled people.[http://abcnews.go.com/Health/experts-trumpcare-places-autism-disability-coverage-jeopardy/story?id=45990210] The Community First Choice option is expected to end January 1, 2020.[http://www.ancor.org/newsroom/news/leaked-draft-aca-bill-repeals-medicaid-expansion-imposes-capita-caps] Established by the ACA, the CFC program allows states to provide home-based attendant services to the elderly, chronically ill, and people with disabilities. The states that now have an approved CFC program are [[California]], [[Maryland]], [[Montana]], [[Oregon]], and [[Texas]].[https://www.medicaid.gov/medicaid/hcbs/authorities/1915-k/index.html] The Congressional Budget Office estimates that there will be a '''decrease of approximately $12 billion''' over the next ten years.[https://www.cbo.gov/sites/default/files/115th-congress-2017-2018/costestimate/americanhealthcareact.pdf]
The Community First Choice (CFC) option is expected to end January 1, 2020.[http://www.ancor.org/newsroom/news/leaked-draft-aca-bill-repeals-medicaid-expansion-imposes-capita-caps] The CFC was established by the [[Trumpcare / Obamacare|ACA]]. It allows states to provide home-based attendant services to:*older people*chronically ill people*people with disabilities The states that now have an approved CFC program are [[California]], [[Maryland]], [[Montana]], [[Oregon]], and [[Texas]].[https://www.medicaid.gov/medicaid/hcbs/authorities/1915-k/index.html] The Congressional Budget Office estimates that there will be a '''decrease of approximately $12 billion''' over the next ten years.[https://www.cbo.gov/sites/default/files/115th-congress-2017-2018/costestimate/americanhealthcareact.pdf] The [[Healthcare#Impact_of_Health_Care_Bill_Passed_by_the_House|health care bill (AHCA)]] passed in the House would take $880 billion from Medicaid, which would harm programs and services that help people with disabilities. InMedicare provides:*in-home assistance, *physical therapy, and *mobility devices are all services that Medicaid provides. Medicaid also provides school districts with *technology and counselors in schools to help students with disabilities. It is important to note that  Senate Republicans have proposed completely scrapping and re-writing their own approach to health care. Still, these senators do not have a track record of supporting programs like publicly funded health care [https://newrepublic.com/article/142647/trumpcare-turns-back-clock-disability-rights].
==The Olmstead Decision (Community vs. Institutionalization)==
Administrator, uploader
415
edits

Navigation menu