Specifically in Illinois, the AHCA Puts Healthcare at Risk for MILLIONS of people:-846,000 in IL gained coverage under the Affordable Care Act-5,600,000 people in IL with pre-existing conditions could be charged more-681,000 in IL gained coverage through Medicaid Expansion including 60,000 veterans-225,200 seniors who depend on Medicaid in IL-1,572,100 children who depend on Medicaid in IL-333,000 people with disabilities covered by Medicaid in IL-52% of births in IL are covered by Medicaid
Join in today's national call in day as we continue to be more vocal than EVER about the importance of healthcare for all and our opposition to the AHCA!
Governor Rauner continues to have an influence regarding the repeal of the ACA or any changes to Medicaid because of the grave fiscal impact on the state if this were to happen.
Gov. Rauner: 312-814-2121 (Chicago) or 217-782-0244 (Springfield)
"Hello, my name is _____________and I am a resident of Illinois. Governor Rauner needs to tell Congress that Illinois greatly benefits from the Affordable Care Act and Medicaid, and we refuse to move backward! I urge Gov. Rauner to stand strong to protect health care access by voicing his opposition to the AHCA."