This measure would reinstate equal access to Medicaid for U.S. residents present under the Compacts of Free Association (COFA), who were inadvertently barred from the Medicaid program by the 1996 welfare law.
The measure will be introduced on Wednesday, October 21, in the United States Senate.
HOW YOU CAN HELP:
-Organizations can show their support for this measure by contacting Kinsey Hasstedt with the Guttmacher Institute at firstname.lastname@example.org (see bottom of this blog post for a preliminary list of supporting organizations).
-Please spread the word and help us generate as much support as possible for this critical and life-saving measure!
Stay tuned for more details...