FMAP – Still Alive & Up For Vote TONIGHT!

August 2, 2010 at 3:58 pm 1 comment

Action AlertFMAP – Still Alive & Up For Vote TONIGHT!

Federal Medical Assistance Percentages ( FMAP) Passage – A Glimmer of Hope – New Vote This Evening!

Please Call Senators Webb & Warner TODAY

The FMAP will come up for a vote again this evening!

PLEASE CALL Senators Webb and Warner TODAY and ask them to continue their support for the FMAP extension. Thank them for their previous support and ask them for their continued support.
As you know, funding of a number of critical items in our Virignia budget are contingent upon Congress passing an extension of the Federal Medicaid Allocation Percentage (FMAP). If it passes –

  • 5% cut in provider rates will be restored;
  • 250 ID Waiver slots will be added;
  • Respite Care hours will be increased to pre July 1 cut;

NOW – we need quick and simple phone calls!

PLEASE call your Senators TODAY.

Ask them to vote YES on HR 1586 which now includes the FMAP 6-month extension amendment ($16.1B). The Senate is expected to vote tonight.

Take Action Visit vaACCESES‘s webiste – then enter your zip code. Contact information for your Senators and Representatives will appear. Call their Washington DC offices and leave the simple message given on the alert. Please let vaACCSES know that you left messages by telling us in the feedback boxes at the bottom of each alert page.

Please make your calls today – the vote will be this evening!

  • Call Your U.S. Senators through the U.S. Capitol Switchboard at (202) 224-3121 or 1-888-858-6021.
  • Senator Mark Warner – 202-224-2023 (Direct to Office)
  • Senator Jim Webb – 202-224-4024 (Direct to Office)

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