Governor Bevin thinks that poor Kentuckians must prove that they deserve to get and stay healthy. When his work requirements were blocked by a federal court, he tried to take vision and dental care and transportation assistance away from 500,000 people in our state.
If approved, Bevin’s Kentucky HEALTH Medicaid waiver will make it harder for Kentuckians to get regular check ups, purchase medicine, and see a doctor when they are sick or injured. Decision makers need to hear from you.
Kentucky’s Department for Medicaid Services and the federal Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services are accepting written comments on the proposed changes through August 18th. To make it easier for Kentuckians to comment, Kentucky Voices for Health created this survey and will print and mail your submissions to both state and federal administrators.
Bevin’s waiver was blocked by that federal judge last month because it fails to meet the objective of the Medicaid program, which is to provide healthcare for vulnerable children, the poor, pregnant women, people with disabilities and elderly needing nursing home care.
But Governor Bevin and the Trump administration won’t stop trying to make it harder for many of us to get and stay healthy.
That’s why we can’t stop standing up for the right of every person to have quality health care. Even if you submitted comments previously, they are needed again today. Your voice makes a difference!
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