WASHINGTON, Aug. 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following statement was released today by United Cerebral Palsy:
Improving access to affordable, comprehensive health care has been a high priority for the disability community for decades. Several provisions of the America's Affordable Health Choices Act (H.R. 3200) will make significant strides toward meeting that goal. For example the legislation includes:
In addition, the Energy and Commerce Committee's version of the bill includes the Community Living Assistance Supports and Services (CLASS) Act, a new voluntary long term care insurance program that would help enable many people with functional impairments, like those experienced by people with cerebral palsy, to receive services and supports in the community.
We look forward to working with Members of Congress to ensure passage of strong health reform legislation that expands access to affordable, comprehensive health and long term services and supports for persons with disabilities.
President & CEO, United Cerebral Palsy
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