Tuesday, July 11, 2017

Indigenous Peoples Caucus urges McCain and Flake to oppose BCRA

Today, members of the Indigenous Peoples Caucus joined 22 Indian Tribes of Arizona in submitting a letter urging Senator John McCain and Senator Jeff Flake to vote against the Better Care Reconciliation Act of 2017. The BCRA discussion draft proposes to make $772 billion in cuts to Medicaid over the next decade. These deep cuts would have a disastrous effect on health care for American Indians across Arizona and could lead to the possible closure of several Indian Health Service, tribal, and urban Indian health facilities and programs.

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