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Trudy Busch Valentine on Health Care

 

 


Reduce costs so every family can have access to quality care

Trudy is still a nurse at heart today. Trudy serves on a nursing board and works with multiple charitable organizations that focus on children's issues. In 2019, Saint Louis University established the "Trudy Busch Valentine School of Nursing." As a former nurse, she knows first-hand how precious healthcare is to families, and how important it is to get healthcare costs down so that every family can have access to quality care.

Limiting the cost of insulin to $35. More than 37 million Americans live with diabetes, including at least 685,000 people in Missouri. On top of that, nearly 1.6 million people in our state--one third of the total adult population--have prediabetes. As too many families know, living with diabetes can be very expensive. That's why Trudy supports capping the cost of insulin to $35 a month. Missourians shouldn't have to choose between their health and their basic necessities.

Source: 2022 MO Senate campaign website TrudyBuschValentine.com , Jul 31, 2022

Increase in-home and community services for seniors

The median yearly cost of in-home care with a home health aide in 2020 was $54,912. That's why in the Senate, Trudy will invest in in-home and community-based services for seniors under Medicaid. By increasing access to in-home and community services, we can ensure that low-income seniors have access to compassionate care at the end of life.
Source: 2022 MO Senate campaign website TrudyBuschValentine.com , Jul 31, 2022

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