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URGENT FMAP ALERT! SENATE VOTING TODAY THIS WEEK!

URGENT FMAP ALERT! SENATE VOTING TODAY THIS WEEK!

July 31, 2010

The Senate will be making another attempt to extend enhanced FMAP (federal Medicaid reimbursement; background) on Monday (UPDATE: see below). The additional funds are critical for Massachusetts. Among the many programs dependent on FMAP is coverage for legal immigrants. Without these funds, we know additional cuts will need to be made to state health programs.

Senator Scott Brown is a critical swing vote. Please contact Senator Brown today to urge him to stand for the Commonwealth by supporting the FMAP extension.

Monday evening UPDATE: The vote has been postponed to later this week. Please call today.

You can submit a comment on his web site, or call his office at (202) 224-4543. Also, the Massachusetts Provider's Council has set up a draft email to Senator Brown, that lets you edit and click to send.