Medicaid is a government health care program for people with low incomes and/or disabilities. Many Delawareans affected by ASDs rely on Medicaid-funded services through school, adult day services, and of course medical and therapeutic professionals. These programs are critical to keeping our loved ones safe, productive, and progressing.
But misconceptions about whom the program benefits have made it a politically popular target for cuts by states across the country and at the federal level. Even proposals to change the funding structure can result in cuts to the programs impacting people with disabilities as not all services offered are required by law. Protecting and understanding these services is critical. We’ll keep the section below updated with news and information on any potential threats at the state or national level.