Expanding Medicaid

TN-Nashville: Expanding Medicaid Action Planning Session

Caroline Hogge of Nashville writes: The Medicaid expansion team representing both middle Tennessee and Davidson county met for an action planning session on Saturday, May 24, 2014, at The Pharmacy in east Nashville. Points regarding team-building, data training, and volunteer recruitment were covered over lunch. A goal of expanding teams for both regions throughout the…

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TN-Oak Ridge: Expanding Medicaid Phone Bank

  Oak Ridge had its second meeting of the MedEx team. We called our supporters in the Nasvhille area to inform them of the opportunity to take #OFAction in support of medicaid expansion in TN on the upcoming Day of Action. This was almost an all male phone bank with half of the callers being…

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Expanding Medicaid by Lydia of Knoxville

I live in the Knoxville area I am well covered by healthcare, but I frequently speak with Knoxville people who are not covered, usually because of very low income. Two people I know of right now are sick with life -threatening diseases yet have no coverage. Medicaid expansion would be a Godsend. Without Medicaid care,…

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Expanding Medicaid by Paceda of Nashville

As a parishioner of Cathedral of the Incarnation in Nashville, I am proud that my Catholic faith places an emphasis on social justice. Jesus Christ told us to love one another. That means helping those who are less fortunate. Expanding Medicaid will help the citizens of Tennessee. It is imperative that our politicians put aside…

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TN-Oak Ridge: Expanding Medicaid Action Planning Session

Scott Julius of Oak Ridge writes: Hope has been abundant in Tennessee and indeed nationwide with the successful enrollment of millions of people in the Affordable Care Act. Now Tennesseans can have affordable healthcare, many for the first time. That said, it is a shame that expanding Medicaid, a logical step that’s the perfect complement…

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Expanding Medicaid by QuaNita of Memphis

My name is QuaNita Ford, as a woman, I care about the people in my life, like my grandma, aunts, sisters, mother and other  friends and family. A lot of women in my communityof Frayser, TN, need help with their medical needs.. We want to survive and live healthy, productive lives. The women in my…

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Expanding Medicaid by Victoria of Memphis

I am Victoria Wright. I love God and my city and I hope that we will get healthcare. This issue is important to me because I really need healthcare. My friends and family also need access to healthcare.  I am on dialysis and need help buying medication and getting to the doctor.  I also have…

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Expanding Medicaid by Dee of Murfreesboro

I was born in Eastern TN and have lived in Murfreesboro for the last 12 years.  I was injured at work in 2010 and I am currently disability. I, and many others, need medicaid expansion to be supported and accepted so that we can have peace of mind knowing we  can get access to medical…

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Middle TN: Expanding Medicaid by Matt of Murfreesboro

I am a native Tennessean from Murfreesboro and a proud graduate of MTSU. Recently I have started my own photography business and unfortunately I do not make enough in a year to qualify for subsidies in the Marketplace, but if Medicaid/TennCare was expanded, I would be covered. After I turned 26, my health insurance company…

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