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ACTION ALERT!  PHONE ZAPS NEEDED TO SAVE NY MEDICAID SERVICES

Posted by Sunny Bjerk , March 15, 2013

ACTION ALERT!  PHONE ZAPS NEEDED TO SAVE NY MEDICAID SERVICES

ACTION ALERT!

Your voices and power are needed!

The NY Senate is proposing a 5% or $416 million in New York’s s Medicaid optional services which will jeopardize the health of millions of vulnerable New Yorkers!

Medicaid optional services include:

Prescription Drugs Community Based Medical And Behavioral Health Clinics Case Management Services Dental Care Transportation Hospice Personal Care OT, PT, Speech Therapies Eye Care, Medical Equipment, Hearing Services Self-directed Personal Assistance Community First Choice services

With the budget being finalized within next week, WE NEED LOTS OF CALLS TODAY!

Call Senate leaders Dean Skelos at 518-455-3171; Jeffrey D. Klein at 518-455-3595; and Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver at 518-455-4911 and leave the following message:

“I’m a registered voter calling from (your locality) urging you to reject proposed cuts to essential optional Medicaid services that will jeopardize the health of millions of vulnerable New Yorkers”!

PLEASE SHARE THIS ALERT WIDELY NOW!

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