Press: Sources for ACA/Medicaid

Dear Members of the Press:

We are in the process of compiling a listing of our marchers by state who will be personally affected by the repeal of the Affordable Care Act and/or the reduction in Medicaid state block grants. The people who are listed below have volunteered to tell their stories to journalists and will provide you will full source information; they are listed here with first letters of last names for confidentiality.

The people listed below are organized by state; all are sources that have agreed to talk to the press. The profiles with links have participated in the Disability March. Please contact us at disabilitymarch@gmail.com with the subject line PRESS INQUIRY ACA to request contact information for specific individuals. In your email, please include a link to the media outlet you are writing for.

Alabama

Alaska

Arizona

Arkansas

California

Jenn H., Fremont (ACA)
Kiera“, Madera (Family members affected by ACA and Medicaid)
Jennifer G., San Diego (ACA and Medicaid)
Edie K., San Jose (ACA; Medicaid maybe)
Robyn O., San Francisco (ACA; possibly Medicaid)

Colorado

Karrie Higgins, Boulder/LaFayette (ACA and Medicaid)
Wendy C., Denver (ACA possibly; Medicaid yes)

Connecticut

Delaware

Florida

Jeni Adair, Apopka (ACA and Medicaid)
Hannah M., Orlando (ACA, possibly Medicaid)
Frederick P., Gainesville (Medicaid)
Jeryl Ann S., Lutz (ACA, possibly affected by reduction of Medicaid)

Georgia

Hawaii

Idaho

 Laura B., Lewiston (ACA possibly)

Illinois

Susan Ivers, Downers Grove (SSDI, unsure how she’ll be affected)
Valorie Mall, Gibson City (ACA possibly; Medicaid yes)

Indiana

Iowa

Kansas

Kentucky

Louisiana

Maine

Maryland

Diana Abrahams, Baltimore (ACA, possibly Medicaid)
Kimberlee Jones, Westminster (Medicare)
Cara L., Silver Spring (ACA, possibly Medicaid)
William T., Ijamsville (ACA and Medicaid)

Massachusetts

Lyn Horan, Holyoke (ACA)
Laura Sabadini, Weymouth (ACA and possibly Medicaid)

Michigan

Minnesota

Melissa F., Edina (ACA and Medicaid)

Mississippi

Missouri

 Taralyn Harwick, St. Louis (ACA, possibly Medicaid)
 Melissa S., St. Louis (ACA and Medicaid)

Montana

Nebraska

Nevada

New Hampshire

Nancy H.,Orford (ACA)
Amy Millios, New London (ACA pre-existing clause)

New Jersey

Cathy, Basking Ridge (Medicare and worried about losing those benefits)

New Mexico

New York

Jessical Elaine DeLuna, Cortland (ACA and Medicaid)
See-Young Chu, Flushing, Queens (ACA possible)
Sarah A., New York (ACA)
Phyllis K, Garrison (Medicare with adult children on ACA plans)
Serena T., Yaphank (ACA and Medicaid)

North Carolina

Bonnie Bleiweiss, Wake Forest (ACA)
Sarah Anna W., Raleigh (ACA and Medicaid)

North Dakota

Ohio

Oklahoma

Oregon

 Phaedra Leah Lyne, Florence (ACA and Medicaid)

Pennsylvania

Sarah, Philadelphia (ACA; Medicaid possibly)
Selene DePackh, Pittsburgh (ACA; Medicaid possibly)
Shayla M., Pittsburgh (ACA; Medicaid possibly)

Rhode Island

South Carolina

Barbara Sloan, Conway (ACA)
Stephanie C., Moncks Corner (ACA)

South Dakota

Tennessee

Texas

Nadia S., Houston (ACA; Medicaid possibly)
Darlene E., Austin (ACA possibly; Medicaid possibly)

Utah

Vermont

Virginia

Ali Feudo, Springfield (ACA and Medicaid)
Sydney Weakley, Stanley (Medicaid)

Washington

Keri Isbell, Duvall (Medicaid, possibly ACA)
Mara J. W., Seattle (ACA)
Mariah M., Tacoma (ACA and Medicaid)

Washington D.C.

West Virginia

Wisconsin

Steve K., Cedarburg

Wyoming

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