Threats to Ventilator Users

Published: September 26, 2005  |  Source: post-polio.org
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State governments in the US are currently under intense pressure to limit or reduce Medicaid expenditures. Unless we make our voices heard, there may be serious consequences for Ventilator users — new restrictions that limit their access to community-based care and independent living arrangements. International Ventilator Users Network is urgently concerned about these developments, and seeks your support for a resolution developed by its Consumer Advisory Committee. The resolution, Current Threats to Ventilator Users in Cost-Cutting Proposals From Medicaid and Other Medical Insurance, is online at: http://www.post-polio.org/IVUN/ Please sign it by completing the form online, giving your full name (with advanced degrees and affiliations if appropriate).

International Ventilator Users Network Affiliate of Post-Polio Health International 4207 Lindell Boulevard, #110 Saint Louis, MO 63108 ventinfo@post-polio.org http://www.post-polio.org/ 314-534-0475 314-534-5070 faxNT00212F26