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This is how we get Medicare for All

This is how we get Medicare for All

Iowa’s Medicaid is still in crisis, but we’re building a movement to end our failed Medicaid privatization disaster—and guarantee healthcare for all.

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Your legislative forum toolkit!

Your legislative forum toolkit!

Legislative forums are an important space to raise issues you care about and to engage your legislator face-to-face.

They're also a great place to start conversations and connect with more like-minded Iowans. Here's a toolkit to help build support for issues you care about.

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You’re being heard on Medicaid – take action!

You’re being heard on Medicaid – take action!

Tuesday at the Statehouse, your call to end Iowa's failed privatized Medicaid mess was heard loud and clear. In sit-down meetings, you shared your stories directly with lawmakers, the Governor's top policy staff, and the DHS Deputy Director. It was impactful.   

How do we know? Lawmakers on both sides of the aisle have said that something needs to be done ... because they're hearing from you!

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Sign the petition to unprivatize Iowa’s Medicaid program

Iowa's privatized Medicaid program has been a disaster since day one.

We call on Governor Reynolds to immediately end the privatization of Iowa's Medicaid program and push to guarantee quality healthcare to all Iowans, regardless of employment, income, or health status.

Are you with us? Add your name here: Tell Gov. Reynolds to put our lives before corporate profits!

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Op-Ed: We need Medicare for All, Not a Heartless Healthcare Bill

Op-Ed: We need Medicare for All, Not a Heartless Healthcare Bill

By Barb Kalbach, Iowa CCI Action Fund president

As a cardiac rehabilitation nurse in rural Iowa, I spent 10 years helping patients recover from procedures like valve replacements and heart bypasses. I saw patients survive against the odds, thanks to incredible health care provided in our state’s rural hospitals.

Now all of us in rural Iowa – including our hospitals – face a grave threat with the health care repeal passed by the House. The only way we’ll survive is by making sure our senators stop it.

That includes our Senators Grassley and Ernst, who will put a whole lot of our children, parents, and grandparents at risk if they vote for this terrible health repeal.

The Congressional Budget Office says the legislation will throw 23 million people off coverage – with 14 million tossed off Medicaid alone. An older person with limited income will be hit with premium hikes as high as 850 percent.

I won’t mince words. This legislation is heartless.

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