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

Upcoming Events:

Thursday, April 24:
Knoxville Local Organizing Group
Tuesday, May 6:
Nashville
Thursday, May 29:
Knoxville Local Organizing Group
Tuesday, June 3:
Nashville
Saturday, August 9:
2014 THCC Annual Conference
Friday, August 29:
Knoxville Local Organizing Group

Policy Updates:

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. 

Knoxville Mayor: "Healthy people show up for work, healthy people show up for church"Published: 03/12/2014 | Updated: 03/12/2014

From Knoxville News-Sentinel, March 11, 2014 Knoxville Mayor Madeline Rogero called on local clergy Tuesday to talk about Affordable Care Act insurance enrollment from a position of power: the pulpit. “Remember, healthy people show up for work, and healthy people show up for church,” Rogero… Read more >

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

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 >

TennCare Shuts Down In-Person Registration, Creates Confusion & Log JamPublished: 02/02/2014 | Updated: 03/26/2014

The following appears in the March 2, 2014 Knoxville News-Sentinel opposite the Editorial page.. “Online-only access to TennCare means many go without aid”  Walter Davis, Guest Columnist, Knoxville News-Sentinel, Page 3, Section F (editorials, columns, letters.) March 2, 2014 Mary goes to h… Read more >

We Support the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act!Published: 11/07/2013 | Updated: 11/07/2013

Meet people working for affordable and accessible health care for all Tennesseans. They will tell you why they are in support of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.  Interviews at the Tennessee Health Care Campaign annual conference in Nashville August 3. Those appearing came from… Read more >



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Policy Updates:

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. 

Knoxville Mayor: "Healthy people show up for work, healthy people show up for church"Published: 03/12/2014 | Updated: 03/12/2014

From Knoxville News-Sentinel, March 11, 2014 Knoxville Mayor Madeline Rogero called on local clergy Tuesday to talk about Affordable Care Act insurance enrollment from a position of power: the pulpit. “Remember, healthy people show up for work, and healthy people show up for church,” Rogero… Read more >

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

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 >

TennCare Shuts Down In-Person Registration, Creates Confusion & Log JamPublished: 02/02/2014 | Updated: 03/26/2014

The following appears in the March 2, 2014 Knoxville News-Sentinel opposite the Editorial page.. “Online-only access to TennCare means many go without aid”  Walter Davis, Guest Columnist, Knoxville News-Sentinel, Page 3, Section F (editorials, columns, letters.) March 2, 2014 Mary goes to h… Read more >

We Support the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act!Published: 11/07/2013 | Updated: 11/07/2013

Meet people working for affordable and accessible health care for all Tennesseans. They will tell you why they are in support of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.  Interviews at the Tennessee Health Care Campaign annual conference in Nashville August 3. Those appearing came from… Read more >

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

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 >

Publications & articles - Healthcare MarketplacePublished: 10/14/2013 | Updated: 10/14/2013

Many of the resources on this page are available on CMS Product Ordering Website.

Posters: Marketplace Eligibility by Family Size and IncomePublished: 10/02/2013 | Updated: 10/03/2013

Feel free to post these at your local recreation centers, libraries, gyms, churches, and other community venues. Thanks for helping us spread the word about the Marketplace! 

Outreach & EnrollmentPublished: 08/14/2013 | Updated: 08/14/2013

Enroll Tennessee

Thanks to the Affordable Care Act, hundreds of thousands of Tennesseans are now newly-eligible for insurance. Open enrollment into the new marketplace begins October 2013 and closes March 2014. It's a tall, heavy lift to enroll this many people in new coverage in just a six-month window. So w… Read more >

Things sure are different just a few miles up the road:Published: 07/22/2013 | Updated: 10/03/2013

"Joseph Smith, executive director of the Kentucky Primary Care Association, said politicians there made a pragmatic decision. 'It’s a silly decision based on ideology to refuse health care coverage to the citizens of any state,' Smith said. Kentucky will expand coverage to an estimated 308,000… Read more >

Upcoming Events:

Thursday, April 24:
Knoxville Local Organizing Group
Tuesday, May 6:
Nashville
Saturday, August 9:
2014 THCC Annual Conference
Friday, August 29:
Knoxville Local Organizing Group


Get Involved: