Deadlines loom, negotiations continue. October 31st is the self-imposed deadline for the infrastructure and reconciliation bills. President Biden is very involved in discussions amongst Democrats in Washington this week as they try to work toward agreement. The difference in negotiations this week is the extent to which the President is involved and that there are attempts to put pen to paper and outline a bill. We still cannot predict exactly what will happen. Health issues are still very much in jeopardy of being drastically reduced or cut out.

NOW is the time to share your story, experience, and needs around home and community-based services (HCBS), paid family and medical leave, child tax credits, continuous eligibility and enrollment, making CHIP permanent, ACA Premium Tax Credit, prescription drug pricing, Medicaid coverage gap, maternal health, etc.!

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With families at the center of health care, all children and youth reach their full potential and health disparities are eliminated.

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Family Voices is a national organization and grassroots network of families and friends of children and youth with special health care needs and disabilities that promotes partnership with families—including those of cultural, linguistic and geographic diversity—in order to improve health care services and policies for children.

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