Health Care

Quality, Affordable Health Care for All

Access to health care is a human right. For people with disabilities, access to affordable, high-quality health care is a critical component of community integration. For many, it means the choice to live in one’s own home in the community rather than an institution. NDRN supports that choice by advocating at the federal level to strengthen Medicare, Medicaid, the Affordable Care Act, and other health care programs.

Latest in Health Care

  • Health Care

    Four P&As Honored for Outstanding Work

    June 23, 2017

    Four P&As received the NDRN Advocacy Award for outstanding work protecting and advocating for the rights of people with disabilities. The awards were presented to Disability Rights Wisconsin, the Disability Rights Center – New Hampshire, Equip for Equality, and the Community Legal Aid Society, Inc. at the 2017 P&A/CAP…

    Press Release
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    American Health Care Act Sanctions Discrimination Against People with Disabilities

    May 4, 2017

    The passage of the American Health Care Act, and the Members who voted for it, chose to relegate people with disabilities to second class status when it comes to health insurance.

    Press Release
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    National Disability Rights Network Opposes American Health Care Act

    March 7, 2017

    NDRN urges the House not to send people with disabilities back to a time when it was nearly impossible for us to obtain health insurance, live in the home of our choice or participate in community life.

    Press Release