While Senators Burr and Tillis have already come out in support of the Senate version of the health care bill, both of their offices are still tallying public opinion on the bill, so it’s still worth a simple “I oppose” phone call to them.
If you want to share specific concerns, here are a few ideas for you to discuss:
Cuts to Medicaid
This video provides a great explanation of what services Medicaid actually provides to hundreds of thousands of Americans across the country. The numbers may surprise you.
We explain how the Republican health plan would change Medicaid, a program that insures nearly one in five Americans.
Posted by NYT Politics on Thursday, June 22, 2017
Save Healthcare for Veterans
One aspect of the bill that is receiving little attention is the fact that the bill will take health coverage away from 1.75 million veterans nationwide, approximately 50,000 of those in North Carolina. More details and call scripts from our friends at RISE Together NC: http://risetogethernc.org/call-to-action-62617/
Attend a Healthcare Event This Week
There are several events across the state this week fighting back on the GOP healthcare bills. Check out our events page for all the details.
Raleigh: Tuesdays with Tillis and the AHCA Wheel of Misfortune http://strongernc.org/event/34110/
Winston-Salem: Stand Up and Fight for Healthcare http://strongernc.org/event/winston-salem-stand-fight-healthcare/
Raleigh: Stand Up and Fight for Healthcare http://strongernc.org/event/raleigh-stand-fight-back-healthcare/