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

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: 03/28/2015

"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 >

TN Health Care Campaign Annual ConferencePublished: 03/27/2015 | Updated: 03/27/2015

"Saving Lives: Health Insurance for All in Tennessee" Tennessee Health Care Campaign (THCC) is the state's nonprofit consumer health care advocacy group and a leader in the health care justice movement in Tennessee.  Our annual conference, Saving Lives: Health Insurance for ALL in Tennessee, … Read more >

Insure Tennessee is still alive. Bring it to the Floor! What you can do~Published: 03/27/2015 | Updated: 03/27/2015

Insure Tennessee is alive.  Bring it to the Floor! Every Legislator should be heard. You are needed to make that happen. Your action is vital. The people of Tennessee have not allowed Insure Tennessee to be pushed aside without a fair hearing. Two victories in a Senate Health subcommittee a… Read more >



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

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: 03/28/2015

"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 >

TN Health Care Campaign Annual ConferencePublished: 03/27/2015 | Updated: 03/27/2015

"Saving Lives: Health Insurance for All in Tennessee" Tennessee Health Care Campaign (THCC) is the state's nonprofit consumer health care advocacy group and a leader in the health care justice movement in Tennessee.  Our annual conference, Saving Lives: Health Insurance for ALL in Tennessee, … Read more >

Insure Tennessee is still alive. Bring it to the Floor! What you can do~Published: 03/27/2015 | Updated: 03/27/2015

Insure Tennessee is alive.  Bring it to the Floor! Every Legislator should be heard. You are needed to make that happen. Your action is vital. The people of Tennessee have not allowed Insure Tennessee to be pushed aside without a fair hearing. Two victories in a Senate Health subcommittee a… Read more >

Top 9 Occupations of Employed but Uninsured -- Insure Tennessee Will BenefitPublished: 03/08/2015 | Updated: 03/08/2015

Chart of Uninsured Working Tennesseans

9 Occupations = working but in the Gap

Shame: 7 Senators Shut Down Opportunity for Health Coverage of 280,000 TennesseansPublished: 02/04/2015 | Updated: 02/04/2015

Today's vote in the Tennessee senate health committee was an outrageous denial not only of health coverage for tens of thousands of Tennesseans under the Governor's Insure Tennessee plan but also of democratic process. Only seven people managed to derail the right of the public to see all thei… Read more >

Over 100 Organizations Endorse INSURE TENNESSEEPublished: 01/13/2015 | Updated: 03/27/2015

COALITION FOR A HEALTHY TENNESSEE Tennessee Forward is a non-profit domestic corporation (501 (c)(4)), currently doing business as the Coalition for a Healthy Tennessee. The Coalition is a broad-based group of concerned healthcare providers, business organizations, healthcare related associa… Read more >

Where to go for Affordable Care Enrollment & Appointments?Published: 11/17/2014 | Updated: 12/05/2014

GetCoveredTenn

Get Help to Enroll: 1-844-644-5443 Find enrollment events & find appointments at www.GetCoveredTenn.org/ or tinyurl.com/TNenroll

Half of Tennesseans in health coverage gap workPublished: 08/09/2014 | Updated: 12/05/2014

FamUSA infographic

From WBIR - TV, Knoxville (infographic and link to full story below):  "More than half of the people who would obtain health coverage if Tennessee expanded Medicaid work jobs, according to a report by Families USA. They serve food, build houses, clean offices, stand behind cash registers and… Read more >

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