Savage Cuts to Medicaid, Social Safety Net Shredded

Tennessee Citizen Action is proud to be a part of the Health Care for America Now coalition.   The following is a statement by Margarida Jorge and Ethan Rome, co-directors of Health Care for America Now (HCAN), on President Trump’s budget proposal:   “The President’s budget is a blueprint for disaster for America’s families. It […]

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Making Prepaid Cards Better

Prepaid cards are a growing segment in the financial sector — a way to get paid and to pay bills. Eric Johnson, Dean of Vanderbilt’s Owen Graduate School of Management, wrote recently that it’s important these cards have protections in place for consumers. Here’s some of what he had to say: Nearly a third of […]

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Where in the World is TN’s Insurance Commissioner?

While Tennessee consumers face the highest health insurance rate increases in the country, the Insurance Commissioner who approved those increases is taking industry-funded trips to Bermuda and Puerto Rico. That’s just not right. Newschannel5 reports: Critics say Tennessee’s insurance commissioner spends way too much time away from her office, working with other state regulators and […]

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Holding Government Officials Accountable

Tennesseans should be able to count on their government officials to show up to work and advocate for what’s best for our state. When they don’t, we work to hold them accountable. Newschannel5’s Jennifer Kraus reports on Tennessee’s Commissioner of Commerce and Insurance – the state’s top insurance regulator — and her tendency to be […]

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Standing up for Truth

Last week, we joined with Nashville Indivisible to demonstrate outside an event featuring Congressman Marsha Blackburn and Trump Adviser Kellyanne Conway. The message: It’s time for the truth. No more alternative facts. No more secrets and games on health care. Tell the truth. Here’s a bit of the coverage: A group marched through downtown Nashville […]

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NO MORE SECRETS!

Our friends at Tennessee Justice Center have an important message about the AHCA: A working group of 13 male Senators is meeting right now to determine the future of health care in the United States. The American Health Care Act (AHCA) is not going through the normal legislative channels. There are no committee hearings, no input […]

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