We Can Win the Healthcare Fight!

March 23, 2017 by  
Filed under Healthcare, Issues, Recent Blog Posts

Today is the day! Leadership in the House of Representatives has set today as the day to vote for the TrumpCare bill — a bill that would mean 14 million Americans lose health insurance by 2018 and 24 million by 2026. A bill that would mean loss of coverage for 526,000 Tennesseans. A bill that […]

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Dear Senators: NO TrumpCare!

March 21, 2017 by  
Filed under Healthcare, Issues, Recent Blog Posts

Today in Nashville, around 50 citizen activists gathered outside the offices of Senators Lamar Alexander and Bob Corker to expression opposition to TrumpCare. Those in attendance spoke out about the negative impacts of the TrumpCare plan moving rapidly through the house, including the loss of health insurance for more than 500,000 Tennesseans. A staff member […]

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We Sent a Message: NO TrumpCare

March 20, 2017 by  
Filed under Healthcare, Issues, Recent Blog Posts

Friends, Donald Trump was in Nashville last week pitching his disastrous healthcare plan that would cause 24 million Americans to lose access to affordable health insurance. We joined with groups across Tennessee to stand up, speak out, and say “NO” to TrumpCare. Here’s more from the Our Future blog: In January, Trump promised, “ We’re […]

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Take Action on the Reliable Coverage Act

March 17, 2017 by  
Filed under Healthcare, Issues, Recent Blog Posts

As you are aware, TNCA belongs to a coalition of 19 patient and provider groups in Tennessee that support the Reliable Coverage Act (HB 960/SB 991), a bill that would put an end to the unfair, unsafe insurance cost-saving tactic known as non-medical switching. Through non-medical switching, insurers force patients off the medications prescribed by their clinicians and […]

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Diane Black Celebrates While Millions Stand to Lose Health Insurance

As the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) released analysis indicating 14 million Americans would lose health insurance under TrumpCare in the first phase and 24 million fewer Americans would have insurance by 2026, House Budget Committee Chair Diane Black, who represents Tennessee’s 6th Congressional District, sent out a celebratory press release. The CBO analysis also indicated […]

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Tell Diane Black: Protect TN Families

As Congressional Leadership advances legislation to repeal the Affordable Care Act, Congressman Diane Black of Tennessee’s 6th District is uniquely positioned to stop this dangerous legislation. Black serves as Chair of the House Budget Committee — the next stop in the path of the Paul Ryan/TrumpCare bill. It’s time to tell Diane Black to stand […]

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Welcome Donald Trump

March 9, 2017 by  
Filed under Healthcare, Issues, Recent Blog Posts

President Donald Trump will be in Nashville on Wednesday at Municipal Auditorium. We don’t know exact details, but we need to plan now to welcome him — and send a message: We oppose TrumpCare. Tennesseans deserve access to affordable healthcare and the plan Trump has endorsed would kick hundreds of thousands off the rolls. While […]

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Dear Bob Corker: Protect Our Care

On a rainy Tuesday in Nashville, a group of Tennesseans gathered in the basement of the office building housing the offices of Senators Bob Corker and Lamar Alexander. While no one was available from Senator Alexander’s office to meet the group yesterday, a representative from Senator Corker’s office met with the group for about an […]

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Burgers, Brews, and Resistance

We are back at it again this week! We’ll be at the Offices of Senators Alexander and Corker on Tuesday from 12:30 to 1:30 — This week’s theme: Fire Sessions!  We already know Jeff Sessions is an unacceptable choice to serve as Attorney General — now, he’s lied under oath about his ties to Russia […]

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TNCA Joins Groups Calling on Wells Fargo to End “Rip-Off Clause”

Tennessee Citizen Action joined consumer groups from across the country today in calling on Wells Fargo to end the practice of forced arbitration — known as the “rip-off clause” that prevents consumers from using every legal avenue to recover damages. From a press release on the issue:    In news events across the nation, in […]

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