Short-Term “Junk Plans” Are a Threat to Millions

October 9, 2018

“A Threat to Many Millions” Those Who Know Best Say Trump’s Junk Plans are the Worst   On the eve of Senate Democrats beginning work to force a vote to overturn Trump’s junk plans expansion, America’s leading health care providers and advocates filed amicus briefs in support of the plaintiffs who sued last month to…

ICYMI: “You can save a lot of money on health insurance, but should you?”

October 8, 2018

In Case You Missed It: You can save a lot of money on health insurance, but should you?   A new CNBC article warns consumers that while short-term health plans are sold as an opportunity to save on health insurance, these plans offer extremely limited coverage and a “false sense of security.” The full article…

Bipartisan Support Needed to Stop Junk Plans and Pre-Existing Condition Protections

October 3, 2018

Protect Our Care Calls on Senators Bob Corker and Lamar Alexander to Support Senator Tammy Baldwin’s Senate Resolution to Protect People with Pre-Existing Conditions Resolution’s Passage Would Stop Junk Plans and Protect Americans With Pre-Existing Conditions   Washington, D.C. – A resolution to block insurers from selling the Trump Administration’s short-term, junk insurance plans, introduced…

Blackburn Can’t Hide From Her Shameful Record on Health Care

October 1, 2018

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Monday, October 1, 2018 Contact: Amanda Harrington, aharrington@protectourcare.org, 414-803-9556 Blackburn Can’t Hide From Her Shameful Record On Health Care “Make no mistake, Blackburn’s idea of healthcare means Americans get ZERO while Big Pharma takes all,” said Brad Woodhouse, chair of Protect Our Care   Tonight in Johnson City, Tennessee, President Trump will stump for Marsha Blackburn…

Moms Stand Up for Their Kids with Pre-Existing Conditions

September 27, 2018

Nashville-Area Moms Stand Up for Their Kids Who Can’t Speak for Themselves Through Pain and Anguish, Moms Call for Attorney General Slatery to Remove Tennessee from ACA Lawsuit   NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Earlier this morning, Nashville-area moms participated in a roundtable at the Horn Coffee to discuss the importance of protections for their kids with…

New Poll: 71% of Tennessee Voters Say that Health Care is a Top Issue

March 21, 2018

(Nashville, Tennessee) – Public Policy Polling put out a new survey today breaking down just how important health care is to Tennesseans ahead of the 2018 midterm elections. The survey found that 71% of Tennessee voters consider health care a top voting issue – with 31% saying that health care is the most important issue…

Consumers Praise Lower Insurance Costs and Financial Protections Under ACA

March 21, 2018

(Nashville, TN) – Protect Our Care released a fact sheet this morning outlining the lower insurance costs and financial protections provided under the Affordable Care Act (ACA) this morning. Health care consumers and patients are celebrating the passage of the law this week – with the official eight year anniversary falling on Friday, March 23.…

Trump Attacks on Women’s Health

March 7, 2018

From restricting women’s access to family planning services to allowing insurance companies to change women more than men for health insurance, the Trump Administration has tirelessly attacked women’s health. During Protect Women’s Care Week of Action, Americans are demanding an end to President Trump’s war on women’s health. Here are the top 11 ways Trump…

President Trump Ignores Health Care Damage Caused By Year of Sabotage in 2018 State of the Union

January 30, 2018

Washington, DC – In response to tonight’s State of the Union address, during which President Donald Trump falsely claimed to have repealed the Affordable Care Act, duplicitously claimed he is working to end the opioid crisis, and ignored the fact that under his watch, millions of Americans have lost coverage and millions more are facing…

FACT CHECK: TRUMP’S MASSIVE FAILURE TO ADDRESS THE OPIOID CRISIS

January 30, 2018

Officer Ryan Holets is a true role model, one of the many dedicated Americans who work hard every day to fight our nation’s raging opioid crisis. Sadly, President Trump is not among them. For those Americans who had hoped that Trump might address this raging epidemic with the urgency it deserves, tonight’s hollow words echo…