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AHCA Action Center For Affordable Accessible Health Care

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The Affordable Care Act made significant progress in expanding access to health care for people with disabilities and pre-existing conditions. Access to consistent and reliable healthcare is critical for people with disabilities and the ACA created much-needed reforms to health insurance, addressed systemic discrimination, and expanded coverage.

    Because of the ACA:
  • Health insurers can't deny you health insurance if you have a disability or chronic condition.
  • There aren't arbitrary financial limits to how much health care you can get in a year or in your lifetime.
  • Twenty million adults and children now have health insurance, thanks to the Medicaid Expansion and the health insurance subsidies.
  • More people with disabilities receive supports and live in the community, not institutions.

Contact Your U.S. Representative & Senators!

Contact your representative/senator for the U.S. Congress and speak your mind! Not sure of your congressional district or who your member is? Enter your zip code below to find out:

You may also call the United States Capitol to reach your Senators and Representatives:
(202) 224-3121

Organize an Event in Your Community!

One thing you can do is organize an event in your community to inform Republicans in Congress about the critical need for healthcare services for people with disabilities. NCIL is working with ADAPT to coordinate these events. Please organize a press conference, public accountability session, or public leafleting at district offices of elected officials.

To make your event more effective, contact the media and try to get press coverage of your event. We have sample media alerts and press releases in an Online Toolkit. It includes a letter from the National Disability Leadership Alliance that was signed by more than 200 organizations. The Toolkit is being updated regularly. If you are organizing an event, contact Christina Mills (916) 325-1690 x333 christina@cfilc.org and Ericka Jones (585) 546-7510 ejones@cdrnys.org.

Find an Action in Your Community


Connect with Local Groups Taking Action

Let Your Opinion Be Seen and Heard About Healthcare!

The power of pictures! Take a photo of yourself with a message/sign with your message about healthcare and share your personal story too. Upload that photo to this page and we'll share with the world on social media your opinion about healthcare.

1 Create Your Sign:

Download and print our already-made signs, or create your own sign! Then take a photo of yourself with the sign.

Download Sign Template

2 Upload Your Sign:

Complete the form below and upload your Sign to our website.


3 Share Your Healthcare Story:

If you have a story of how the ACA and healthcare has benefited you, we love to hear it. Tell us below your story, comments, opinions, or anything you want to say.


Disability Organizing Network Action Resources:

Below is a resource library on the happenings of the AHCA and information to help empower your voice.

Get the Facts


The Impact on People with Disabilities
Learn About Proposed Changes to Medicaid

Let Your Voice Be Heard


Contact Your Local Elected Officials

Welcome to the Disability Organizing Network (DOnetwork) website! The DOnetwork calls to action the California Disability Communities and allies, through community organizing, advocacy, education, leadership development and coalition building to effect systems change in local, state and national issues.

The CFILC Disability Organizing Network is a statewide disability advocacy network of 28 Independent Living Centers and the communities they serve. In each center there is a full time staff person devoted to increasing civic participation through community organizing, education and advocacy around issues that affect the Disability Communities.