No-Cost Medicaid for Working Adults with Chronic Illness and/or Handicaps
Petition published by Kati Frear
on Feb 07, 2010Closed on Mar 21, 2010
Target: Secretary Kathleen Sebelius of US Department of Health and Human Services
This Petition was an eye opener. The problems with Medicaid are huge. I am extremely sorry that I must close this petition, but I must concentrate on my health which is declining. We can make a difference. Hopefully Obama can get something done, but I am not too positive of this. If I am capable of coming back to this issue I will. This type of petition would take well over 100,000 signature to be recognized by the Federal Government. States really have no say on Medicaid. Thank you for anyone that signed. Again, I apologize.
Petition Background (Preamble):
The current National Medicaid qualifications for Adults without dependents applies to those who are considered disabled with low income, has SSI or SSD, or has health costs that exceed a certain amount of deductibles and income.
Therefore, Adults who work 40 hours or more a week with Chronic Illness and/or a Handicap without health care benefits available through their place of employment are punished by this system. They work these hours to cover living expenses and non-optional health treatment and/or prescriptions. Their income exceeds that of which is required to qualify.
These Adults opt out of going on SSD or SSI and living on a complete plan of State and Federal funded resources. Instead, they decide to work to pay for their own cost of living. Still, though, they are unable to receive any reasonable premium for private health insurance due to their conditions. This is where the Federal Government needs and must step in with No-Cost Medicaid to give these people needed and, most importantly, deserved relief.
WE MUST help our own Nation!
We, as the Adult Citizens of The United States of America, call on Secretary Kathleen Sebelius of the US Department of Health and Human Services to introduce a No-Cost Medicaid Health Plan into the National Medicaid for those who have Chronic Illness and/or Handicap that choose to work 40+ hours to be self-sufficient.
The No-Cost Medicaid for Working Adults with Chronic Illness and/or Handicaps petition to Secretary Kathleen Sebelius of US Department of Health and Human Services was written by Kati Frear and is in the category Politics at GoPetition. Contact author here. Petition tags: healthcare, adult healthcare, healthcare reform, michigan healthcare, health, medicaid, adult medicaid, michigan medicaid, healthcare aid, free healthcare, petition, care