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Tell Your Congressperson to Save State Health Insurance Assistance Programs

June 21, 2016

The Senate Appropriations Committee recently passed a Senate Labor-HHS measure which would eliminate State Health Insurance Assistance Programs (SHIP).  SHIPs provide millions of people with support comparing coverage options, appealing denials, applying for financial assistance and navigating complex Medicare benefits.  The House Labor-HHS Appropriations Committee hasn't finalized their spending plan, but may do so after July 4th.  Take action now to ensure that the House does not follow the Senate's lead and remove SHIPs.  Tell your member of Congres to oppose the Senate Appropriations Committee's SHIP funding recommendation!  Fill out this easy-to-use form from n4a and Medicare Rights Center to help save this vital program.  For more background on SHIPs, click here.

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