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How Medicaid Cuts Would Hurt People with Disabilities

Video by the Center for American Progress shows how slashing Medicaid would devastate Americans with disabilities, who rely on the program for their health care needs.
By Raju Chebium ·

The House plan to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act (ACA) will make sweeping changes and $880 billion in cuts to Medicaid, which insures one in five Americans.

Half of the people enrolled in Medicaid are children and the other half includes people with disabilities, those whose work does not provide insurance and millions of senior citizens.

Cuts to Medicaid will mean fewer seniors and disabled Americans will have access to the homecare and nursing home services they need. The cuts would also result in significant job losses for home health care aides.

Here’s a video by the Center for American Progress that shows how people with disabilities would be hurt by Medicaid cuts proposed by President Donald Trump and his congressional allies:

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