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Webinar: How Will Proposed Changes to Medicaid Impact Survivors of Intimate Partner Violence?
March 27 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Medicaid is health insurance for one in 5 people in the United States, including women, people with disabilities and seniors, and it covers 40 percent of children in the United States. Medicaid provides comprehensive coverage–including medical and behavioral health services–and keeps out-of-pocket spending low to keep coverage affordable. For survivors of intimate partner violence and their children, Medicaid puts needed health care services, like screening and brief counseling for intimate partner violence, in reach. Join FUTURES for a webinar that looks at how Medicaid supports survivors’ health insurance needs–and an update on the policy proposals that threaten access to care.
Lena O’Rourke, O’Rourke Strategies, Lena O’Rourke is an experienced health care lobbyist and policy advocate. She launched O’Rourke Health Policy Strategies to ensure her clients and their public policy priorities are well represented in Congress and the Administration and to help them develop smart health care policy solutions.
Lisa James, Futures Without Violence, as part of a National Health Initiative on Domestic Violence, Ms. James has collaborated with health care providers, domestic violence experts, and health policymakers in over 25 states across the U.S. to develop statewide health care responses to domestic violence through training, health policy reform, and public education.