Aubrey Mancuso and Dawn Hovey: Preserve children’s health programs

Omaha World-Herald

February 15, 2017


This excellent op-ed by Aubrey Mancuso, executive director of Voices for Children in Nebraska, and Dawn Hovey, executive director of the American Academy of Pediatrics Nebraska Chapter, urges Congress in open letter to preserve children’s health programs. “Proposals like that of U.S. Rep. Tom Price and House Speaker Paul Ryan to cap Medicaid costs threaten to undermine the very foundation of Medicaid and access to health care for millions of children, the elderly and people with disabilities. The promise of additional state flexibility through these proposals is a wolf in sheep’s clothing.” –excerpt from letter
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