CHOICE Includes ALL Care Settings - Addressing the LaTonya Reeves Freedom Act
The LaTonya Reeves Freedom Act appears to follow in the footsteps of the Disability Integration Act and other legislation, dating back to the original MiCASA Act, introduced by Newt Gingrich in 1997. The intention of these bills and the organizations that have composed and sponsored them has always been to end the ICF system.
Click here for VOR's position paper on the importance of CHOICE in relation to the ideals proposed within the LaTonya Reeves Freedom Act.
The current bill, while softer in language, would erode the ICF system by transitioning people out of the system, ruining the economy of scale that enables ICFs to deliver higher levels of care and a broader range of services.
The LaTonya Reeves Freedom Act may be viewed at: