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Policy Updates:

Senator Green's Side TrackPublished: 01/31/2016 | Updated: 01/31/2016

There was some confusion created by a resolution in a committee of the Tennessee legislature. We urge Senator Green to vote for real solutions to the health insurance needs of Tennesseans. Fact Sheet and Message on Senator Green’s Senate Joint Resolution: SJR0088 Resolution Summary: Requests… Read more >

Share the Ride for Health - Come to Nashville Legislature Feb 1 and/or Feb 2Published: 01/29/2016 | Updated: 01/29/2016

See you on the Hill Monday. Want to carpool to the Tennessee legislature for Monday and/or Tuesday Feb 1 - 2? Here is a link for carpooling: Car Pool Link: https://www.groupcarpool.com/t/ycug9r Speak out for the State of Health on the day of the State of the State by Governor Haslam. Then see… Read more >

Why not Insure Tennessee?Published: 01/21/2016 | Updated: 01/21/2016

It gets harder and harder to understand the reasoning behind rejecting Insure Tennessee. Its paid for. It will give 280,000 Tennesseans a path to health insurance coverage and preventive care. It will stimulate the economy and probably save some community hospitals. And in the long run, it wil… Read more >

Understanding "the Gap" and Why We Need Insure TennesseePublished: 01/21/2016 | Updated: 01/21/2016

Our colleagues at Community Catalyst, the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities and the Georgetown Center for Children and Families have produced a video that describes what it means to have a "Coverage Gap" (or as we usually call it in shorthand "the Gap"). The Gap is there because elected l… Read more >

TENNESSEANS ARE ENROLLING IN THE AFFORDABLE CARE ACT MARKETPLACE IN LARGE NUMBERSPublished: 01/14/2016 | Updated: 01/14/2016

TENNESSEANS AND AMERICANS EVERYWHERE ARE ENROLLING IN THE AFFORDABLE CARE ACT MARKETPLACEIN LARGE NUMBERS: READ TENNESSEE'S HERE The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) issues weekly reports on the progress of enrollment in the Affordable Care Act (ACA) Marketplace by state and s… Read more >



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Policy Updates:

Senator Green's Side TrackPublished: 01/31/2016 | Updated: 01/31/2016

There was some confusion created by a resolution in a committee of the Tennessee legislature. We urge Senator Green to vote for real solutions to the health insurance needs of Tennesseans. Fact Sheet and Message on Senator Green’s Senate Joint Resolution: SJR0088 Resolution Summary: Requests… Read more >

Share the Ride for Health - Come to Nashville Legislature Feb 1 and/or Feb 2Published: 01/29/2016 | Updated: 01/29/2016

See you on the Hill Monday. Want to carpool to the Tennessee legislature for Monday and/or Tuesday Feb 1 - 2? Here is a link for carpooling: Car Pool Link: https://www.groupcarpool.com/t/ycug9r Speak out for the State of Health on the day of the State of the State by Governor Haslam. Then see… Read more >

Why not Insure Tennessee?Published: 01/21/2016 | Updated: 01/21/2016

It gets harder and harder to understand the reasoning behind rejecting Insure Tennessee. Its paid for. It will give 280,000 Tennesseans a path to health insurance coverage and preventive care. It will stimulate the economy and probably save some community hospitals. And in the long run, it wil… Read more >

Understanding "the Gap" and Why We Need Insure TennesseePublished: 01/21/2016 | Updated: 01/21/2016

Our colleagues at Community Catalyst, the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities and the Georgetown Center for Children and Families have produced a video that describes what it means to have a "Coverage Gap" (or as we usually call it in shorthand "the Gap"). The Gap is there because elected l… Read more >

TENNESSEANS ARE ENROLLING IN THE AFFORDABLE CARE ACT MARKETPLACE IN LARGE NUMBERSPublished: 01/14/2016 | Updated: 01/14/2016

TENNESSEANS AND AMERICANS EVERYWHERE ARE ENROLLING IN THE AFFORDABLE CARE ACT MARKETPLACEIN LARGE NUMBERS: READ TENNESSEE'S HERE The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) issues weekly reports on the progress of enrollment in the Affordable Care Act (ACA) Marketplace by state and s… Read more >

Most of those without Medicaid are the working poorPublished: 12/30/2015 | Updated: 12/30/2015

It is inexcuseable that Tennessee has access to funds and programs to assist working families and turns it away. "They toil in America’s fast-food restaurants, call centers and retail stores — yet as many as five million Americans remain not only poor but also uninsured, despite an array of s… Read more >

One Year Since Gov. Haslam Announced Insure TennesseePublished: 12/15/2015 | Updated: 12/15/2015

A news conference was held December 15, 2015 to mark the first anniversary of Governor Haslam's Insure Tennessee. 280,000 people could receive access to a fully funded health care coverage through Insure Tennessee. 15,000 new jobs could be created.  The statements were made in front of the lo… Read more >

Video: President Obama's Challenge to NashvillePublished: 12/11/2015 | Updated: 12/11/2015

President Obama's Video Message to Nashville Nashville is one of 20 cities participating in our Healthy Communities Challenge, to see how many of your neighbors you can get signed up. President Obama will visit the community that enrolls the highest percentage of folks who aren’t covered this… Read more >

TennCare Eligibility RedeterminationsPublished: 10/20/2015 | Updated: 10/20/2015

Here is information on recent TennCare (TC) eligibility redeterminations that may affect many of our patients/clients. The state is currently working on eligibility redeterminations for their Medicaid members. This redetermination is going to look very different than previous years which may c… Read more >

Statement on Community Health Alliance withdrawal from ACA MarketplacePublished: 10/20/2015 | Updated: 10/20/2015

October 19, 2015NASHVILLE, TN – Today, Walter Davis, Executive Director of the Tennessee Health Care Campaign, released the following statement on behalf of Get Covered Tenn in response to Community Health Alliance’s announcement that they would no longer be offering coverage through the Healt… Read more >



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