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With Healthcare Coverage for Veterans at Risk, Brown Joins Ohio Veteran to Speak Out Against Congressional Cuts
U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH) joined Ohio veteran Mark Caddo today to outline how the House plan to repeal the Affordable Care Act will threaten healthcare for 71,000 Ohio veterans covered by Medicaid.
“We owe all of our veterans – and the families who support them – our gratitude, our respect, and the best healthcare in the world,” said Brown. “The last thing we ought to be doing is making it harder for these men and women who have sacrificed so much for our country to get the care they need. When returning home, they should be able to focus on spending time with loved ones and rejoining their communities, not worrying about how they’ll afford healthcare.”
Despite common misconceptions, many veterans and their family members do not qualify for health insurance coverage through the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), and many of them rely on Medicaid as their only alternative.
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