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Take Action on Healthcare Today!

Posted March 25th, 2014 by

So far, over 5 million people have enrolled in health insurance through the Affordable Care Act! But millions more are eligible but not enrolled. It’s critical we alert our communities that this year’s deadline for getting coverage through is March 31st – next Monday! Please help us spread the word! A post from YOU [...]

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Dr. Biden, Kathleen Sebelius & YOU!

Posted March 24th, 2014 by

You have a phone call waiting from Dr. Jill Biden, Second Lady of the United States of America. What!? It’s so important to get the word out about the March 31st deadline to enroll in healthcare coverage this year through the Affordable Care Act that Dr. Jill Biden is getting on the phone with MomsRising [...]

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Only 11 days left! Tips on how to get the word out about new health coverage options.

Posted March 20th, 2014 by

Each person in my family has a pre-existing condition. Even my seven-year-old son. From my high blood pressure, to my husband’s cholesterol, to my son’s severe health issues as an infant—just a few years ago we were basically uninsurable on the individual market. So, you can imagine how relieved I was about the provision in [...]

Heartbroken. Angry. Determined.

Posted February 12th, 2014 by

The story about Israel Hilton, an uninsured Texas man with terminal brain cancer left me heartbroken at first. That feeling quickly turned to anger after finding out that, despite working full-time, the jobs he’d worked didn’t offer health insurance. With an income of just $13,000/yr there’s no way he could afford health insurance… and what’s [...]

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Help all of Florida’s children get health coverage

Posted February 4th, 2014 by

It’s just not right. In Florida, low-income children who live here legally but were born in another country are automatically denied access to Florida KidCare health coverage for five years. That’s five critical years these children may not have access to the health, dental, and vision care that they need to grow up healthy and [...]

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MomsRising of North Carolina celebrates MLK Day with kids, crafts

Posted January 20th, 2014 by and

NC MomsRising, Northgate Mall and a number of area mothers’ associations and nonprofit organizations hosted the 4th annual “Children’s Birthday Party for Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.”  Monday, January 20, 2014 from 10:30am-12:30pm to celebrate Dr. King’s life and legacy in a way children can understand. The free party took place at Northgate Mall’s Center [...]

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MomsRising at the White House

Posted January 6th, 2014 by

This post originally appeared on the Go Ask Mom blog. The week before Christmas, I had the incredible opportunity of being invited to the White House to speak with President Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama about the Affordable Care Act and share how it’s impacted my life and my son’s life. I found out [...]

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TAKE ACTION: Just 3 days left for health coverage that begins January 1st!

Posted December 20th, 2013 by

Here at MomsRising, we are counting down the days until health coverage begins for millions of uninsured Americans in the new year! There are just 3 days left to enroll for those who want their plan to begin on January 1st. You must enroll in coverage by December 23rd to be covered on January 1st. [...]

TAKE ACTION: Food, Family, and Healthcare

Posted November 26th, 2013 by

One thing’s for sure, on Thursday dinner tables across America will be full of delicious food and good conversation with family and friends. Inevitably, the conversation is sure to touch on the hottest topics in politics and there is no topic hotter right now than the new healthcare law. Regardless of where your loved ones [...]

TAKE ACTION: Some great personalized healthcare tools

Posted November 21st, 2013 by

There have been a lot of great tools released recently that are designed to help people navigate the new landscape of buying health coverage. We know that our Wellness Wonder Team members love to use and share these informative tools, so this week I wanted to share some of the best tools with you! They [...]

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