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Stop TrumpCare

Let’s Start With Five Reasons Why You Should Stop TrumpCare

Five reasons to stop TrumpCare- 1. 880 million dollars in Medicaid cuts. 2. 24 million Americans will lose their insurance. 3. Cuts in services for kids with special needs. 4. 130 million Americans with pre-existing conditions will struggle with health insurance. 5. Insurance rates will go up for seniors.

The House recently managed to pass TrumpCare. The bill however contains more horrors than a lifetime of nightmares. With equal disregard, it will harm the poor, children, women, seniors, families, persons with disabilities, and even those who have employer-provided health insurance coverage. Plainly put, tax breaks for the rich are being funded at the expense of our health and well being.

We Need To Stop Trumpcare In The Senate!

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Use the widget below to find your elected official and their phone numbers:
1. Enter your postal zip code.
2. Follow instructions until a list of your elected officials comes into view.
3. Click on the official’s name and view full information including phone number.


Talking Points

Telephone calls are usually taken by a staff member, not the member of Congress:. Be sure to ask to speak with the aide who handles health issues.

  • Identify yourself to the aide by name.
  • Let the aide know if you are a constituent (someone who resides in the elected officials state).
  • Tell the aide you would like to leave a brief message, such as: “Please tell Senator  (Name) that as a constituent, I am requesting that he/she not support TrumpCare. ” Feel free to read impact reasons from the bottom of this page into your message.
  • Ask for your Senator’s position on the bill.
  • You may also request a written response to your telephone call.

Find Your Elected Officials

Contact Your Senators & TELL THEM To Put A Stop To TrumpCare!

More Reasons Why We Need To Stop TrumpCare 

Please add any of these impact points to your email message or phone message.

  • Do not allow 24 million Americans to lose their healthcare.

  • Do not allow 130 million Americans with pre-existing conditions to struggle with health care insurance.

  • Don’t end federal protections for people with pre-existing conditions.

  • Do not penalize women with higher rates than men.

  • Do not increase insurance rates for older Americans.

  • Do not cut $880 billion from Medicaid.

  • Do not raise health insurance deductibles.

  • Keep Planned Parenthood funded.

  • Do not support high risk pools, they have always failed in the past.

  • Do not reinstate lifetime and annual benefit caps.

  • Do not allow 2 million Americans with healthcare coverage from work to lose it by 2020.

  • Do not allow thousands of Americans to die for lack of healthcare.

  • Don’t limit access to prescription drugs, mental health services, rehabilitative and habilitative services and devices.

  • Do not allow TrumpCare cuts to harm children with congenital and chronic needs.

  • Do not shift billions in costs to state governments.

  • Do not use cuts in healthcare to help fund $600 billion in tax breaks for the wealthy.

Some Pre-Existing Conditions For Which Insurers May Decline Or Limit Coverage Under TrumpCare

  • AIDS/HIV
  • Alzheimer’s disease
  • Rheumatoid arthritis
  • Bipolar disorder
  • Cancer
  • Cerebral palsy
  • Congestive heart failure
  • Crohn’s disease
  • Emphysema
  • Diabetes
  • Epilepsy
  • Heart Disease
  • Hemophilia
  • Hepatitis C
  • Kidney disease
  • Lupus
  • Multiple slcerosis
  • Muscular dystrophy
  • Severe Obesity
  • Organ transplant
  • Paraplegia
  • Paralysis
  • Parkinson’s disease
  • Pneumocystic pneumonia
  • Pregnancy
  • Sleep apnea
  • Stroke
  • Substance Abuse
Click To Easily Email Your Senators

Use the widget below to find your elected official and their phone numbers:
1. Enter your postal zip code.
2. Follow instructions until a list of your elected officials comes into view.
3. Click on the official’s name and view full information including phone number.


Talking Points

Telephone calls are usually taken by a staff member, not the member of Congress:. Be sure to ask to speak with the aide who handles health issues.

  • Identify yourself to the aide by name.
  • Let the aide know if you are a constituent (someone who resides in the elected officials state).
  • Tell the aide you would like to leave a brief message, such as: “Please tell Senator  (Name) that as a constituent, I am requesting that he/she not support TrumpCare. ” Feel free to read impact reasons from the bottom of this page into your message.
  • Ask for your Senator’s position on the bill.
  • You may also request a written response to your telephone call.

Find Your Elected Officials

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