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Knoxville Editorial: ACA ruling should lead to passage of Insure TennesseePublished: 06/29/2015 | Updated: 06/29/2015

Knoxville News Sentinel Editorial, 6/29/2015: ACA ruling should lead to passage of Insure Tennessee "The 6-3 decision means as many as 200,000 low- and middle-income Tennesseans will continue to afford health insurance coverage under the federal health care reform law. Other cases are perco… Read more >

Good Supreme Court Decision Deserves Responsible State ActionPublished: 06/29/2015 | Updated: 06/29/2015

For immediate release,June 25, 2015, 10:30 am GOOD DECISIONStatement by Walter Davis, Executive Director of the Tennessee Health Care Campaign: The Supreme Court was right to recognize that health reform provides tax credits for consumers in all states. Now it’s time for people on both sides… Read more >

Counting the Cost: Tennessee Justice Center Tour Coming to a Town Near YouPublished: 06/22/2015 | Updated: 06/22/2015

SPREAD THE WORD COUNTING THE COST TOUR: Measuring the Impact of the Failure to Pass "Insure Tennessee" From the Lebanon Democrat, June 20: "The Tennessee Justice Center announced a statewide tour, called “Counting the Cost for Tennessee Communities,” to collect information about the health c… Read more >

200 plus Turn Out: Health Care Town Hall Johnson City May 20Published: 05/16/2015 | Updated: 05/20/2015

Johnson City Town Hall, 6 p.m. Wednesday, May 20, Munsey Memorial Methodist Church, 201 E Market St, Johnson City, TN Sponsored by Tennessee Health Care Campaign and others There is a gap between what Tennesseans want and need and the actions of some state legislators. Efforts to block legis… Read more >

After all the noise... Julie is the story. Affordable Care Act works!Published: 05/13/2015 | Updated: 05/13/2015

Julie is a musician, aunt and breast cancer survivor living in the suburbs of Nashville, Tennessee. Thanks to her coverage through the Affordable Care Act, her cancer was diagnosed early and treated successfully. Without her coverage, Julie says she wouldn’t have been able to get the care she… Read more >



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Knoxville Editorial: ACA ruling should lead to passage of Insure TennesseePublished: 06/29/2015 | Updated: 06/29/2015

Knoxville News Sentinel Editorial, 6/29/2015: ACA ruling should lead to passage of Insure Tennessee "The 6-3 decision means as many as 200,000 low- and middle-income Tennesseans will continue to afford health insurance coverage under the federal health care reform law. Other cases are perco… Read more >

Good Supreme Court Decision Deserves Responsible State ActionPublished: 06/29/2015 | Updated: 06/29/2015

For immediate release,June 25, 2015, 10:30 am GOOD DECISIONStatement by Walter Davis, Executive Director of the Tennessee Health Care Campaign: The Supreme Court was right to recognize that health reform provides tax credits for consumers in all states. Now it’s time for people on both sides… Read more >

Counting the Cost: Tennessee Justice Center Tour Coming to a Town Near YouPublished: 06/22/2015 | Updated: 06/22/2015

SPREAD THE WORD COUNTING THE COST TOUR: Measuring the Impact of the Failure to Pass "Insure Tennessee" From the Lebanon Democrat, June 20: "The Tennessee Justice Center announced a statewide tour, called “Counting the Cost for Tennessee Communities,” to collect information about the health c… Read more >

200 plus Turn Out: Health Care Town Hall Johnson City May 20Published: 05/16/2015 | Updated: 05/20/2015

Johnson City Town Hall, 6 p.m. Wednesday, May 20, Munsey Memorial Methodist Church, 201 E Market St, Johnson City, TN Sponsored by Tennessee Health Care Campaign and others There is a gap between what Tennesseans want and need and the actions of some state legislators. Efforts to block legis… Read more >

After all the noise... Julie is the story. Affordable Care Act works!Published: 05/13/2015 | Updated: 05/13/2015

Julie is a musician, aunt and breast cancer survivor living in the suburbs of Nashville, Tennessee. Thanks to her coverage through the Affordable Care Act, her cancer was diagnosed early and treated successfully. Without her coverage, Julie says she wouldn’t have been able to get the care she… Read more >

Tennessean Editorial Front Page: Pass Insure TennesseePublished: 04/12/2015 | Updated: 04/12/2015

  Immediate Action Needed! It is time for the games and diversions to end. It is time to pass Insure Tennessee and open the door to health coverage for over 280,000 Tennesseans. Thank you, Tennessean for calling for an end to the nonsense. Here is what you can do in an effort that is very m… Read more >

Chattanooga Free Press: THCC information that 19,000 Hamilton County residents would be helped by Insure TennesseePublished: 03/30/2015 | Updated: 03/30/2015

Excerpt: "The Tennessee Health Care Coalition says that's based on its analysis of 2010 U.S. Census Bureau data and U.S. Bureau of Labor statistics. The group's release comes as a legislative resolution giving Haslam the go-ahead to seek a waiver of federal Medicaid rules to implement the pro… Read more >

Speaking Out for Patients, Nurse PractitionerPublished: 03/29/2015 | Updated: 03/30/2015

One of the great services provided by the Tennessee Justice Center in these months of discussion about Insure Tennessee are the videos of testimony before legislative committees and other venues. One of the most compelling was this by Cathy Hill McKinney, nurse practitioner, Troy, Tennessee, b… Read more >

Insure Tennessee: A Physician's PerspectivePublished: 03/29/2015 | Updated: 03/29/2015

Legislators have heard the voices of those in the gap, wise medical practitioners. Will they listen? Send Insure Tennessee to the House and Senate! We want our legislators to take a stand for 280,000 people. Now is the time.

Editorial: Revived Insure Tennessee Deserves a Floor Vote, Memphis Daily NewsPublished: 03/28/2015 | Updated: 05/09/2015

"Insure Tennessee deserves a vote on the floors of the Tennessee House and Senate. The amendments offered in the second life of the Medicaid expansion proposal are reasonable additions that answer legitimate concerns of legislators whose feelings about the Affordable Care Act and its ramifica… Read more >

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