Grassroots Spotlight: Rep. Kind Visits Richland Hospital and Medical Center

July 14, 2017

Rep. Ron Kind recently visited Richland Hospital and Richland Medical Center in Richland Center to discuss key health care issues, including the American Health Care Act and the Better Care Reconciliation Act, federal legislation aimed at repealing and replacing the Affordable Care Act. The group discussed provisions of concern including reduced access to insurance coverage, cuts to Medicaid funding and Medicaid funding inequity for Wisconsin.

The group also discussed the substance abuse crisis, the need for AODA resources and mental health care professionals, the importance of primary care, and ensuring access to care in rural communities.

This story originally appeared in the July 14, 2017 edition of WHA Newsletter