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Working for affordable access to high-quality health care for all Tennesseans

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THCC 2015 Annual Meeting - May 30 Hold the DatePublished: 02/17/2015 | Updated: 02/17/2015

The Board of the Tennessee Health Care Campaign has scheduled its annual meeting earlier for 2015. This spring date will allow for a reflection on where we have come in the mission for affordable and accessible health care for all Tennesseans. What is ahead in the work for health care justice?… Read more >

Second Open Enrollment Closes - THANK YOU VOLUNTEER ASSISTERS EFFORTS!Published: 02/15/2015 | Updated: 02/16/2015

Thank you volunteer assisters, certified application counselors, navigators, neighbors and others who worked so hard during the second enrollment period for the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. Watch for details of what was accomplished.

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 90 Organizations Endorse INSURE TENNESSEEPublished: 01/13/2015 | Updated: 01/13/2015

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



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Second Open Enrollment Closes - THANK YOU VOLUNTEER ASSISTERS EFFORTS!Published: 02/15/2015 | Updated: 02/16/2015

Thank you volunteer assisters, certified application counselors, navigators, neighbors and others who worked so hard during the second enrollment period for the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. Watch for details of what was accomplished.

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 90 Organizations Endorse INSURE TENNESSEEPublished: 01/13/2015 | Updated: 01/13/2015

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

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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 >

It matters to Memphis...Published: 06/19/2014 | Updated: 06/19/2014



Dear Governor Haslam. you give me hope:Published: 05/26/2014 | Updated: 12/16/2014

Larry Drain has been writing one letter per day to Tennessee's Governor Haslam on May 19, 2014.. His short messages emphasized a single important theme. The letters speak to the needs of thousands of Tennesseans for health care coverage. Larry models a form of communication that is often absen… Read more >

Tennessee Mayors: Healthy Residents Mean Healthy CitiesPublished: 03/17/2014 | Updated: 03/17/2014

There are over 800,000 Tennessee residents who still need to sign up for health care coverage and time is running out. Mayors across Tennessee join forces to encourge residents to sign up before the March 31st deadline. Click here to read the full story in the Chattanooga Times Free Press. 

Tennessee: Expand Medicaid its a matter of life and death (Chattanooga)Published: 03/08/2014 | Updated: 05/22/2014

Two articles in the March 8, 2014 Chattanooga Free Press describe the risk to hospitals and patients if Medicaid (TennCare) is not expanded in Tennessee. These are the real world threats posed by Nashville inaction.  "It's time for Tennessee to stop playing partisan games with the Affordable… Read more >

Cost Calculator for Marketplace Health InsurancePublished: 10/14/2013 | Updated: 05/22/2014

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This tool illustrates health insurance premiums and subsidies for people purchasing insurance on their own in new health insurance exchanges (or “Marketplaces”) created by the Affordable Care Act (ACA). Beginning in October 2013, middle-income people under age 65, who are not eligible for cove… Read more >

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