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Speak Out With #RisersRadio

December 10, 2018
On the #RadioShow this week we cover how YOU can get healthcare coverage through www.healthcare.gov before Dec. 15th; the ways in which gun safety legislation is moving forward and how you can help; why a best-in-the-nation paid family/medical leave bill is changing our nation for the better; and...
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¡Ayúdanos a correr la voz sobre las opciones de cobertura de salud disponibles en HealthCare.gov!

December 8, 2018
Solo faltan 8 días para que termine el periodo de inscripción abierta de seguro médico en healthcare.gov . ¡El tiempo pasa volando y necesitamos que nos ayudes a correr la voz! Los intentos de la administración Trump de debilitar la Ley de Cuidado de Salud Asequible (ACA) ha confundido a millones...
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Be a #HealthcareHero for Open Enrollment!

December 5, 2018
It’s time to use our outside voices for health care! Healthcare.gov is open for business now through December 15th. With only 10 days left during open enrollment, time is short and we need YOU to be a #HealthcareHero by helping us spread the word! Take action and help get the word out about open...
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Let’s not lose ground on children’s health now

December 5, 2018
Last week we got some sobering news on children’s health in North Carolina: After years of progress, the rate of children with no health coverage in our state has reversed course. Nearly 5% of kids in North Carolina now have no health insurance (that’s 119,000 children) – despite the fact that our...
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Top #5Actions of the Past Week: October 26, 2018

October 26, 2018
With just ten days until Election Day, it's all hands on deck to Get out the Vote! This election is critical for moms and parents across the country. MomsRising is making it easy to get involved in getting out the vote! Can you sign up for one or more of the easy actions from the list below? (If...
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Your voice needed! Say you’re a #HealthCareVoter

October 25, 2018
It’s no surprise that in poll after poll this election season, health care is consistently at the top of the list of voters’ concerns. We all watched last year as the Republican-led Congress took one whack at health care after another, trying (and failing) to repeal the Affordable Care Act (ACA)...
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New study shows expanding Medicaid improves access to care for low-income adults

October 19, 2018
Low-income adults in expansion states are less like to report having unmet medical needs, are less likely to forego care because of cost, are more likely to have a usual place of care, and are more likely to receive selected health care services (like getting a flu shot or a blood pressure check) than their peers in states that did not expand Medicaid.
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Fact of the Week: Nearly 8,500 Arkansans have been kicked off Medicaid since Sept. 1 due to harsh time limits

October 19, 2018
More than 4,100 Arkansans lost Medicaid coverage on Oct. 1, adding to the more than 4,350 adults in the state who were kicked off the Medicaid roles on Sept. 1. These nearly 8,500 adults lost their coverage due to the state’s harsh new work reporting requirements, which require beneficiaries to report at least 80 hours of work or work-related activities every month.
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Sign now to send a thank you to Dr. Christine Blasey Ford!

October 17, 2018
Many of us are still reeling from the confirmation of Brett Kavanaugh as a Justice on the U.S. Supreme Court. But women and people who are concerned about the rights of survivors of sexual assault are ever more united in our conviction that the confirmation fight cannot be in vain and we will...
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Medicaid Transformation is happening. Here are three key items to watch.

October 5, 2018
Strong health insurance is at the core of ensuring that children and their caregivers have access to effective physical and behavioral health services. Child advocates, take note: Medicaid, the health insurance program for over 1 million North Carolina children, is in the midst of a full-scale “...
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