Patricia of Nashville, TN writes: My sister-in-law was an artist. Before the ACA, her family paid a couple thousand dollars a month for a healthcare policy they thought was good. When my sister-in-law got sick there were delays in treatment because everything had to be negotiated or appealed with the health insurance company. When surgery…

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Jenny of Nashville, TN writes: I am disappointed in Senator Alexander’s actions this week concerning the Senate health care bill. He is failing to stand up for the needs of Tennesseans – 526,000 of who stand to lose their health care with any vote to repeal the ACA. 1 in 10 of Americans in general.…

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Eileen of Nashville, TN writes: As an elementary school counselor in Nashville, TN the repeal of the ACA without a replacement will be incredibly detrimental to my students. Parents who are already struggling financially with pre-existing conditions will no longer be covered causing stress and financial ruin. They will have to choose between their medical…

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Elizabeth of Nashville, TN writes: I am writing in an effort to gain the attention of Senators Corker and Alexander. I have had several meetings with their staffers and have been able to share my questions and concerns. However, as they are unwilling to meet with their constituents, I want the Senators to hear my…

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Courtney of Nashville, TN writes: My husband recently lost his job as a part of a large layoff from a healthcare company in Nashville. Our 8-year-old son has a life-threatening genetic metabolic condition. At first glance these two topics seem unrelated. However, my family relies on my husband’s job for our family’s insurance. My son’s…

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Denise of Nashville, TN writes: To the editor: I am writing today to petition Senators Alexander and Corker to oppose any repeal without replacement of the ACA. This would be reckless and insensitive. Suicide is now the number one killer among pre-teens and teens. What will happen with mental health? How will we help these…

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Senator Lamar Alexander released a statement about the Better Care Reconciliation Act (BCRA), the Senate version of the American Health Care Act (AHCA) on June 22, 2017 and another on the subsequent CBO score of the BCRA on June 26, 2017. The many problems with Sen. Alexander’s analysis are detailed at https://www.tnjustice.org/response-senator-lamar- alexanders-statements-bcra/. Here’s a…

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Craig of Signal Mountain, TN writes: There is something highly immoral about making decisions behind closed doors that affect so many people. We need transparency and you even called for that. I fail to see the follow up from you in hosting/scheduling town hall meetings etc. If you can’t follow through on this, then please,…

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