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New Olympia Insider: Saving Medicaid

The entire system of services for people with developmental disabilities in our state relies on Medicaid. Listen to what proposed changes in Congress mean for people in Washington. Includes interviews with family members and individuals affected by these changes. Hosted by Ed Holen and Sue Elliott.

For current information and updates on proposed changes to Medicaid, visit The Arc of Washington State’s Medicaid Action page.

 




Saving Medicaid Starts Now

From the Consortium for Citizens with Disabilities

Save Medicaid graphic with text that reads Cutting and capping Medicaid will have deadly consequences

 

The House of Representatives introduced the American Healthcare Act on March 6, 2017. If passed, this bill will have devastating effects on access to basic healthcare and Medicaid funded services and supports for America’s most vulnerable populations: children, people with disabilities, and low income Americans. The bill is

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The Future of Medicaid is in Your Hands

Do NOT Cut and Cap Medicaid
(Medicaid Action #1)

The House GOP Health Care bill will Cut and Cap funding for Medicaid.

Call your U.S. House Member: 202-224-3121 or E-mail your U. S. House Member, and say:

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DD Council Recruiting For New Members

DD Council Members at statewide reception

The Washington State Developmental Disabilities Council is seeking candidates to fill open positions on the Governor-appointed Council.

Who Can Apply
The Council is seeing candidates who are

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Concerns About Proposed Changes to Medicaid

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(February 23, 2017, Washington, DC) — As the three national Developmental Disabilities (DD) Network partners that represent the entities authorized in the DD Act whose members annually advocate for and provide hundreds of thousands of clinical services and home and community based supports to people with disabilities and their families, the Association of University Centers on Disabilities (AUCD), the National Disability Rights Network (NDRN), and National Association of Councils on Developmental Disabilities (NACDD) are concerned about

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  • About the Council

    The Washington State Developmental Disabilities Council is a Federal-State partnership working to plan for and with people with developmental disabilities and their families.

  • Partnerships & Initiatives

  • What We're About

    Developmental Disabilities Council is a Federal-State partnership working to plan for and with people with developmental disabilities and their families.

    Join The Council

    If you are passionate about public policy, and dedicated to improving the lives of persons with I/DD in Washington State, we welcome your application.

    Access For Members

    Council meeting materials, agendas, and forms. You’ll find everything you need to prepare for the next meeting (or review the previous year) right here.