Wrecking America’s Health Care

June 22, 2017 by  
Filed under Healthcare, Issues, Recent Blog Posts

As more details emerge about the Senate version of TrumpCare, there’s more to dislike. Here’s a statement from our national partners at Health Care for America Now: The following is a statement from Margarida Jorge and Ethan Rome, co-directors of Health Care for America Now (HCAN), following the release of the Senate GOP repeal bill. “It’s easy […]

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Broken Promises on Health Care

June 22, 2017 by  
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A word on the Senate health care bill from our friends at Tennessee Justice Center: The Senate just released its version of the American Health Care Act. We are analyzing the bill now, but one thing is clear: The Senators broke their promise. They promised to improve our health care system and promised to protect […]

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Grim Reaper Exposes Reality of Health Care Bill

Tennesseans Urge Senate to Put Families’ Health Care First, Not Tax Breaks for the Rich and Corporations   National Day of Action Calls Attention to Winners and Losers in GOP Repeal Effort   Tennesseans including Tennessee Citizen Action members, health care advocates and people potentially impacted by Republican plans to repeal the Affordable Care Act […]

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The Grim Reality of the AHCA

June 20, 2017 by  
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Join us at the Nashville offices of Senators Lamar Alexander and Bob Corker for an important event tomorrow (June 21st)  that will highlight the impact of the AHCA on Tennessee.   For more on the fight to ensure access to affordable health care, follow @TNCitizenAction Related Posts:It’s Go Time!Barriers to ActionBroken Promises on Health CareDads: […]

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Dads: Don’t Leave Our Kids Behind

June 19, 2017 by  
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Sunday was Father’s Day and Tennessee dads took the opportunity to stand up and speak out about the importance of access to affordable health care for their children. Iraq War veteran Joe Manes had this to say: On Father’s Day, I hope our politicians will think about all of the fathers whose children will be […]

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It’s Go Time!

June 14, 2017 by  
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From our friends at Tennessee Justice Center — the time to make calls on health care is NOW! We need to make sure Senators Alexander and Corker hear from us, now. The Senate is very close to repealing the ACA and gutting Medicaid. Even if you’ve called before, it’s urgent to call again.   Join […]

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A Reminder for Bob

June 12, 2017 by  
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Back in late May, Senator Bob Corker expressed frustration that Senate leaders were crafting a health care bill in secret. He called for opening the process. For including more voices, especially those of relevant policy experts and individuals impacted by health care reform. Unfortunately, it seems Senate leaders ignored Bob Corker. The latest word is […]

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A Warning on Health Care

June 8, 2017 by  
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From our national partners at People’s Action: While the nation is distracted by hearings about Russian interference in the election, Senate Republicans are quietly moving ahead with a plan to kick millions off their health insurance and raise rates for many more. Senator Mitch McConnell emerged from a closed-door lunch meeting on Tuesday with a […]

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Demand a Town Hall with Senator Alexander

June 6, 2017 by  
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Our friends at Moral Movement Tennessee have started a petition demanding Senator Alexander hold a Town Hall on health care with his constituents. Here’s more: For many Tennesseans, requests to meet with their Senators about issues important to them have been met with basic form letters, or no response at all. The people of Tennessee […]

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Save Medicaid Day!

Our friends at Tennessee Health Care Campaign are calling on us to join in on #SaveMedicaidDay Here’s more: Use today to make a HUGE impact. Flood the halls of Congress, local offices, phone lines, and social media with all the reasons it’s important to Save Medicaid and stop cuts and caps to our lifeline. Support  advocates […]

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