Red States and Disability

My latest in The Nation: Mostly buried beneath early November’s onslaught of news, stories from Oklahoma, Iowa, and Maine reveal the ways that state governments, through both apparent incompetence and maliciousness, are failing disabled residents and their families. In the first two examples, disability programs are being cut as a result of self-imposed budget crises. … Continue ReadingRed States and Disability

What Happens When You Cut Medicaid? – Texas

New from AP today on the time Texas cut 350 million from Medicaid: Some Texas children with special needs like Addison have lost critical services since the state implemented $350 million in Medicaid cuts to speech, occupational and physical therapy in December. In Texas, reimbursement offered to providers fell up to 50 percent for certain … Continue ReadingWhat Happens When You Cut Medicaid? – Texas