A renewed effort to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act (ACA) is gaining momentum in the Senate. The Senate is expected to vote on Wed. (Sept. 27) on a bill sponsored by Senators Graham (R-SC) and Cassidy (R-LA). The Graham-Cassidy bill would repeal major provisions of the ACA (aka Obamacare) by:
With very narrow margins in the Senate, it will only take three (3) Senators to stop the Graham-Cassidy bill from passing the Senate.
Senator Rob Portman is a swing vote who will play a large role in determining whether the Graham-Cassidy bill passes. Your voice is needed to shore up opposition to the Medicaid cuts and loss of benefit protections in Graham-Cassidy.
Please write Senator Portman or CALL (see number below) to let him know your concerns with the bill as an addiction medicine provider. Please see below for the phone number for Senator ’s office and a phone script for your use.
We need your help to defeat this legislation! Write and call your U.S. Senators today to urge them to oppose Graham-Cassidy.
Senator Portman - Phone: 202.224.3353
Sample call script: