As I am writing this article, news that the Supreme Court upheld the Affordable Care Act is ringing like freedom throughout the United States. It is a great day to be an American, and an even greater day to be an American if you happen to fall ill. “Obamacare” is now a law of the land milestone and is no longer a political insult.
Fresh from my Inbox:
The Affordable Care Act has already made a significant difference in the lives of millions of Americans, including those living with disabilities. Today’s ruling is an affirmation that all Americans, and especially those living with disabilities, should have access to the care that they need. This decision means that individuals cannot be discriminated against because of a pre-existing condition— and for the disability community, affirms the definition of equality as set forth in the Americans with Disabilities Act,” said Stephen Bennett, United Cerebral Palsy President & CEO. “Today’s decision is a clear victory for Americans living with disabilities. UCP strongly supports the Affordable Care Act and will keep working to ensure its implementation eliminates disparities and guarantees equality for all Americans.