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Please tell us how you, your family or your community has benefited from Medicaid coverage for dental care, vision care, and transportation assistance: My parents are Family practice doctors. They have been on the front line of caring for people both of means and those who have nothing. In Appalachia public transportation is severely unavailable. The ability to drive, see and eat. Are quite frankly necessary to function here and across the state in rural communities.

Please tell us how eliminating these benefits would affect you, your family, or your community: The knock on effect of taking any of these things away would only add to the amounts of people on disability, increasing need for both welfare and Medicaid in the long term.