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The Senate has revitalized efforts to restructure the Medicaid program and replace the Affordable Care Act. This legislation could affect more than 80 million Americans, by some estimates. The American Occupational Therapy Association has grave concerns about the Graham-Cassidy Health Care bill and urges you to contact your Senators today. Our top five concerns with the bill include:

On Thursday June 22, the United States Senate released a discussion draft of their health care reform bill, called the Better Care Reconciliation Act of 2017 (BCRA). While much of the healthcare reform discussion has been about fixing or repealing the Affordable Care Act (also known as Obamacare), the major provisions of the bill released yesterday relate to Medicaid. After careful analysis, AOTA is deeply concerned that BCRA would undermine the Medicaid program and put the millions of children and adults with serious disabilities, students receiving special education support services, people receiving home and community based services, individuals with mental health needs, those in nursing homes, and many others at grave risk of reduced or lost benefits.

Don't for get to register for conference and if you need to you can register at the door with no extra fees!! Hope to see you there!! Fri 10/28 and Sat 10/29 Earn up to 10 contact hours!!! Please see www.WVOTA.org for details

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This Thursday, August 4 at 4:00-4:30 pm. Eastern Time.   I will be giving my second webinar for Ablenet.

Please register for:  Fun Activities using Remote Controlled Devices

https://www.ablenetinc.com/resources/live_webinars/

If the link doesn't work, just paste it into your google.

There is no cost.   I would appreciate your feedback.

Thanks,
Mary Hager

WVOTA Annual Conference

 

WHERE:                   Country Inn and Suites

                                   Beckley, WV

WHEN:                     Saturday Oct. 29, 2016

QUESTIONS:          Mary Hager (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.) – Conference Co Chair                                                            Sarah Black  (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.) - Vendor Chair

(A block of rooms has been reserved at the Country Inn and Suites, Beckley.  Please mention the WVOTA conference to receive the discounted room rate.)

PLAN TO ATTEND IN THE FALL!

The WVOTA Annual Conference

This 2-day Fall conference is your up-close and personal opportunity to learn how WVOTA and AOTA are working to safeguard and advance your OT practice! Earn contact hours, network, and gain free $ towards NBCOT. Food and drinks provided!

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