Disaster Relief Medicaid Act (DRMA) Introduced in Congress

Disaster Relief Medicaid Act (DRMA) Introduced in Congress

The goal of DRMA is to ensure access to Medicaid/CHIP assistance for survivors of major disasters and public health emergencies who have to evacuate across state lines.

Along Senator Casey (PA) Co-Sponsors in the Senate are: Blumenthal (CT), Welch (VT), Van Hollen (MD), Gillibrand (NY), Warren (MA), Brown (OH), Sanders (VT), Fetterman (PA), Schatz (HI), and Duckworth (IL).

Along Congressman Panetta (CA) and Takano (CA), Co-Sponsors in the House are: Tokuda (HI), Crockett (TX), Blunt Rochester (DE), Holmes Norton (DC), Soto (FL), and Moore (WI).

Read the one-pager on DRMA here.

You can join the hundreds of organizational and individual endorsers.

More than 90 million people nationwide benefit from Medicaid and CHIP, and they’re at risk of losing it when the next disaster strikes! Contact your representatives and ask them to support the Disaster Relief Medicaid Act.

Fady is responsible for policy and regulatory matters related to Physical Disabilities and Aging, with primary focus on personal assistance, employment services, and service coordination. Emphasis is placed on engaging the Office of Long-Term Living and the Community HealthChoices Managed Care Organizations, coordination of care with Behavioral HealthChoices MCOs, and collaborations with other advocacy and provider associations. Fady is also the President / CEO of ProVantaCare, an RCPA-affiliated company focused on contracting with MCOs, and is the President of XtraGlobex, a consulting firm focused on Value-Based Payment contracting. He brings extensive experience in the advocacy and operations of human services providers in physical disabilities and aging, from his role at Liberty Resources, Inc., and his service with a number of nonprofit services providers. He earned an MBA in Marketing from The University of Tennessee and a PhD in Organizational Leadership from Capella University.