As 2017 draws to a close, we at Exceptional Persons, Inc. (EPI) are taking time to reflect on all we have been able to accomplish this year along with the help of our great community. We have been blessed by so many who faithfully give and allow us to serve those who are in need.
Speak up for Medicaid. Link inside this blog to send an email directly to your Senators! Full Senate vote could happen soon - expected the week of the 27.
To fulfill someone's holiday wish may not seem like much sometimes, but for someone who may not otherwise receive a gift, it's everything. That single gift lets them know that someone in the community is thinking about them. And honestly, is there any better feeling than giving the exact gift on someone's list and making their day?
IA Health Link Announces AmeriHealth Caritas Iowa Inc. is withdrawing from the IA Health Link managed care program.
Things are heating up in Washington around Medicaid once again. Your help is needed. The next few days are critical. Please read and take action (it will take just a few minutes of your time but could make a big difference for the people we serve).
Check out the latest businesses to our growing list of business partners who employ persons served!
Join us in celebrating our 60th anniversary with a free picnic and night at the ballpark on Friday, August 4th.
Service organizations across the nation are participating in a National Call-in Day on Wednesday, July 12 to ask the Senate to save Medicaid. Find out how you can be heard by thousands in just 2 minutes.
Please take 2 seconds right now to take action and stay informed on the proposed changes to Medicaid. The next few days will be critical to the future of Medicaid.
The Senate will take up the American Health Care Act (AHCA) for a vote the week of June 26. NOW is the time to call in and convince your Senators to vote "NO" on the AHCA because of how it harms people with disabilities.
On June 6, you can make a difference in 5 minutes or less! Call your Senators on this critical day to tell them to not fail people with disabilities and vote NO on the AHCA.
On May 21, 1957, EPI became incorporated to provide program planning, service coordination, and advocacy for people with disabilities. What was started by a determined few, is now an organization serving over 375 individuals. One thing remains the same, the people we serve are at the heart of what we do.
Congratulations to EPI's Executive Director, Chris Sparks, who was recently inducted in the ANCOR (American Network of Community Options and Resources) Foundation Legacy Leaders Circle!
This is an IMPORTANT DAY to weigh in. The American Health Care Act (AHCA) is gaining traction for a possible vote this week in the U.S. House of Representatives. Here's how you can still help!
On Thursday, March 23, the House of Representatives is going to vote on the Affordable Health Care Act of 2017 (AHCA), which would repeal the Affordable Care Act and include historic changes to Medicaid. We need you to tell Congress NOW that THIS BILL IS UNACCEPTABLE because as written, it could harm people with intellectual and/or developmental disabilities by reducing how much Medicaid funding they receive.
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