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Vets deserve full access to reproductive care, including abortion.

November 15, 2022
October 5, 2022 Reproductive and human rights are under attack for everyone in our nation since the U.S. Supreme Court recently ruled to overturn Roe v. Wade. This includes reproductive rights for veterans. Veterans have been there for all of us when we needed them most and now it’s time to support...
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Open Enrollment is Here! 

November 1, 2022
Open Enrollment for 2023 health coverage begins TODAY, November 1st! As we move into the tenth Open Enrollment season, marketplace coverage continues to provide affordable, comprehensive coverage for those in need of options. We are so grateful for the Affordable Care Act (ACA)’s continued benefit...
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CMS Rule on Medicaid/CHIP enrollment

October 24, 2022
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) recently released a proposed rule to make it easier for people who are eligible for Medicaid and the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) to get and stay enrolled in coverage. The newly proposed rule is critical because as of 2021, of...
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Help from an ACA Navigator gave my family peace of mind.

October 19, 2022
My name is Ansley, I live in NH, and I’m a proud stepmom. In the spring of 2021 our family lost employer provided health insurance due to slowdowns because of the pandemic. At about $2000 a month COBRA wasn’t an option for us on top of other bills we were juggling to pay. Like millions of other...
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Access to healthcare can give a family hope

October 19, 2022
My name is Amber MacQuarrie, I’m a single mom of two kids, and I would like to tell you what having access to healthcare has done for us. Healthcare is the reason my kids have a mother, at least twice over. It’s the reason my 9 year old daughter can now walk and no longer needs her wheelchair. It's...
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Top #5Actions of the Past Week: Friday, September 30, 2022

September 30, 2022
It’s Fall Y’all! As someone who lives in the south and had to deal with a very warm summer with lots of temperatures above 100, I can’t tell you how excited I am for sweater weather with cooler temps, changing colors, and all the things that come along with the autumnal season. It’s also a very...
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Quick signature in support of nondiscrimination in health care!

September 28, 2022
Discrimination should never happen—and definitely not in health care. Now, we have a chance to combat discrimination. How? The Biden-Harris administration is currently accepting public comments on a proposed rule to reinstate the Affordable Care Act’s (ACA) important nondiscrimination requirements...
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Comenzamos: Poderosas Rising

September 15, 2022
Ahora que los niños han estrenado las mochilas y han empezado un nuevo año escolar, ¡MamásConPoder también tiene algo que estrenar! Este mes comenzamos una nueva serie de artículos de blog "Poderosas Rising" que ayudarán a informar a nuestra comunidad de todas las maneras en que estamos en el medio amplificando los asuntos más críticos que enfrentan las mujeres, las madres y las familias.
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Quick signature: Do Not Let Families Lose Critical Home Visiting Services

September 13, 2022
Those earliest moments with our babies are some of the most magical, full of firsts—first breath, first smile, first step. Supporting new moms and birthing people and their babies during those magical moments is critical for strengthening our communities and promoting positive parent-child...
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Do our elected leaders know how it feels to choose between food and medicine? I do.

August 30, 2022
"I’ll never forget stumbling into my pharmacy one day, my blood pressure soaring. I could barely see. I asked the pharmacist: Could you just give me a couple pills? Just five or six, until my next paycheck comes in? I'm scared."
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