Don't Cut Our Lifeline! started as a national movement at The Arc US to protect federal Medicaid benefits. With the recent budget proposals from the Department of Social and Health Services and from the Health Care Authority that target most Medicaid services to fill the budget deficit, The Arc of Washington State is extending the Don't Cut Our Lifeline! campaign locally.
The Coleman Institute on Developmental Disabilities at the University of Colorado publishes information on revenue, spending, and programmatic trends for intellectual/developmental disabilities (I/DD) services, find Washington State's information at https://www.cu.edu/ColemanInstitute/stateofthestates/Washington.pdf
For additional information and to get the Don't Cut Our Lifeline Medicaid Toolkit, visit The Arc U.S. web site. Join the conversation on Facebook, "Like" the Don't Cut Our Lifeline! page.