Legislative leaders with the state Senate proposed massive cuts last week to the state’s Medicaid and other health and human services programs that serve the poor, disabled and elderly. The cuts include eliminating Medicaid coverage for nearly 12,000 elderly blind or disabled people and a $1 million reduction to a popular program that delivers meals and provides in-home health services to the elderly.
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Cuts to Medicaid Will Devastate the I/DD Population and Particularly My Son's Quest for Independence
-From an interview with Randolph Reid