262,000 More Uninsured In Tennessee Premiums To Rise $2,970 For Tennesseans Cuts Medicare In Tennessee By $539 Million A Year A new report released by the Center for American Progress (CAP) predicts dire consequences for Tennessee under the Senate tax bill, which includes an amendment to repeal the requirement that all Americans have health coverage.…

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Protect Our Care Statement on Stopping Repeal through Sabotage (Nashville, Tennessee) After the Senate failed to pass any version of health care repeal last night and President Trump issued another twitter threat to continue his campaign to repeal the Affordable Care Act through sabotage, Protect Our Care Campaign Director Leslie Dach today called on Republicans…

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Advocacy Group Calls on Senators to Reject Flawed Bill and Cynical Approach (Nashville, Tennessee) – Today, AARP expressed its opposition to the GOP’s so-called “skinny” health care repeal plan in a letter sent to Senators urging them to reject the bill. Signed by AARP Executive Vice President and Chief Advocacy and Engagement Officer Nancy A.…

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Advocacy Group Calls for Bipartisan Process to Address Health Care (Nashville, Tennessee) – Today, the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN), one of the nation’s largest cancer advocacy groups, released a statement outlining the organization’s concerns about the GOP’s so-called “skinny” health care repeal plan, which the Congressional Budget Office estimates would cause 15…

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Once more the people who know health care the best think the latest Republican plan to repeal and delay is the worst (Nashville, Tennessee) From the left to the right, from the expert to the voter, more and more people are coming out against the Senate Republicans’ latest health care repeal scheme – known as…

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281,950 Tennesseans Could Lose Coverage in 2018 (Nashville, Tennessee) – Amid predictions that Senate leadership will introduce a “skinny” version of healthcare repeal as the final bill that senators will vote on, two reports show just how devastating this version would be for healthcare coverage in Tennessee. The first report, from The Century Foundation (TCF),…

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“Skinny repeal” will take insurance away from 15 million people and raise costs 20 percent — and that’s just the beginning (Nashville, Tennessee) Now that they’ve broken promises to their own voters by starting to debate repealing our health care, Senate Republicans are continuing their unprecedented, secret attempts to rip care away from millions. Their…

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Protect Our Care Campaign Director Leslie Dach made the following statement after the Senate took its first vote to repeal the Affordable Care Act, despite bipartisan opposition in the Senate, opposition from most patient advocacy and health care experts and only 12% support from the American people. Dach is a former Senior Counselor at HHS.…

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Protect Our Care Campaign Director Leslie Dach called on Republican Senators to keep their promise to their constituents and vote no on the motion to proceed on health care repeal today. “Make no mistake, a vote on the motion to proceed is a vote for health care repeal. It’s a vote to destroy health care…

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