Current Policy Matters
Position: The National Multiple Sclerosis Society urges full expansion of Medicaid pursuant to the Affordable Care Act so that all qualified Ohioans have access to affordable, comprehensive health care.
Position: Supporting House Bill 84, The Ohio Home Renovation Tax Credit, will help families affected by multiple sclerosis (MS) make their homes safer or buy an accessible home.
Ohio MS Activist Achieve Victory in Restoring Wheelchair Access
MS Activists in Ohio achieved a significant victory recently when, as part of the Ohio Biennium Budget, complex wheelchairs were removed from a daily per diem provided for ancillary care in nursing facilities and returned to direct payment by Medicaid.
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We relentlessly advocate every day to advance community and state policies and programs that impact the lives of people with MS.
As part of a nationwide grassroots organization that is building a movement to end MS, we rely on members and supporters to carry our message and participate in a variety of activities. We are creating a movement across the country, but we will only be as successful as the number of people who are engaged in our work and share our priorities.
It is challenging work, but the opportunities exceed the obstacles. We appreciate your efforts thus far, and encourage your support as we move closer to our goal of a world free of MS!
Thousands of people are getting involved. Many are individuals who live with MS. Some are friends and family members. And many simply recognize their passion and ability to make a difference.
For more information, contact the Advocacy Department at 800-344-4867.