National efforts to fight back against Affordable Care Act Repeal, Per Capita Caps, and Block Grants

This page lists information, tools, and resources in the campaign to fight back against policy threats to Medicaid and the Affordable Care Act Repeal.

Stories, Op/Eds, Letters, and Editorials:

Medicaid supports a gateway to independence for Jimmy Yarbrough -- click here for story

Medicaid is key to family supports for Nora and her brother Marty -- Click here for story

Back in the Saddle -- Story about John Abbate by Mike Ervin

Medicaid Paves Way for Independence: Story about Gloria Nichols by Mike Ervin

Update on Healthcare Advocacy from President & CEO Marca Bristo, who was in Washington, DC the week of March 6. Click Here for Video

Keep Medicaid Strong, Efficient, and Innovative: Essay from John Abbate

Advocacy Alerts:

April 24, 2017: New Hotline from Protect Our Care Illinois

April 13, 2017: Defend Home and Community Based Services

March 16, 2017: Protect the Community First Choice Option and Medicaid

March 13, 2017: Video from Director of Advocacy, Amber Smock. “Today’s Action on Congress ” Click Here for Video

March 7, 2017: Olmstead Rights under Attack: Tell Congress to protect Medicaid

Fact Sheets:

Fact Sheet from the Consortium for Citizens with Disabilities -- Click here

Why Affordable Care Act (ACA) Repeal and Medicaid Reform Could Hurt Disabled and Deaf People- 2017-January-30-Why ACA Repeal and Medicaid Reform with harm People with Disabilities


1. The Consortium for Citizens with Disabilities, Protecting Medicaid and the ACA

2. Webinar: On February 17, the coalition Disability Power for Community Integration hosted a webinar on Affordable Care Act and Medicaid, and efforts the disability community is taking to fight back against threats to each. Click here for materials from the webinar

3. Tool Kit from the Center for Disability Rights

4. Send your healthcare stories to Disability Action for America