AUCD Summary of Better Care Reconciliation Act

June 29, 2017


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People with disabilities, especially those with severe disabilities, often rely on a complex array of supports across many areas of public policy to lead successful and productive lives in the community. They often rely on the Medicaid program to address these needs. Under the Senate proposal, funding cuts would, over time, exceed the $800 billion (over 10 years) approved by the House, and overall spending would be capped. Specifically, it proposes: