Health Care

  • Senate Reveals Bill to Replace Health Care Law with Tax Cuts

    The American Health Care Act (AHCA), which is the Republican health care bill, is about to be voted on in the Senate. This bill, along with President Trump’s proposed budget, will cut Medicaid funding almost in half. Many Americans, including seniors, children and women, will lose medicaid benefits and transfer the money meant for all of us to just the richest 1%. Call 888-865-8089 and tell your senators to vote no on the AHCA.

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  • Enroll now in Working America Health Care

    Dec. 15 is the last day to enroll, renew, or change your Marketplace health insurance plan and have coverage begin on Jan. 1, but don’t wait until deadline day! Call 888-276-2580 or visit WorkingAmericaHealthCare.org now.

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  • Working America represents at Medicaid Expansion Lobby Day

    On Tuesday, Working America joined a diverse coalition of organizations to press for North Carolina lawmakers and Governor McCrory to reverse course and expand Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act.

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  • Working America lobbying for Medicaid expansion in NC

    Join advocates from across North Carolina at the General Assembly on Tuesday, March 24 to show your support for closing the Medicaid coverage gap. We will deliver to the governor and lawmakers our letter – along with thousands of petition signatures calling for Medicaid expansion. Help us make sure half a million hard-working North Carolinians gain access to health coverage that would create 43,000 new jobs and bring over a billion dollars into our state’s economy.

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  • Town Hall: Home health care workers join Fight for $15 (3/5)

    Join home health care workers, fast food workers, and other community members for a town hall forum to highlight the struggle for $15 and a union for home care workers on Thursday, March 5th in Raleigh.

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  • Need health insurance? Try Working America Health Care

    As an AFL-CIO affiliate member, by enrolling in a qualified health plan through the Working America Health Care program, you will also have access to several exclusive health-related member benefits, including a Health Advocate service to help you coordinate your care, resolve claims, and answer questions about coverage.

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  • This NC doctor went to jail to save lives

    Dr. Charles van der Horst is a professor of medicine at the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill. Van der Horst was also one of almost one thousand people arrested by North Carolina lawmakers for protesting the refusal of the General Assembly to accept Medicaid expansion in North Carolina.

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  • Rejection of Medicaid expansion in NC gets a price tag

    How much federal money is North Carolina losing out on because the extremists in charge of our state refused to expand Medicaid?

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  • North Carolina needs Medicaid expansion

    It’s not too late for our legislature and governor to fix these problems.

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  • Patrick McHenry challenged on repeated votes against Obamacare

    Patrick McHenry via Flickr Creative Commons

    This wasn’t the Obamacare town hall McHenry is used to.

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  • Governor plans to sellout Medicaid recipients

    How do you take North Carolina’s model Medicaid program – the highly efficient one with the lowest rate of spending growth in the nation, run by the award-winning non-profit Community Care North Carolina – and make a buck off of it? By selling it to Wall Street!

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  • McCrory rejects Medicaid expansion

    Tuesday, March 5, 2013 will go down in foolish infamy as the day North Carolina’s new governor signed into law spiteful legislation that turns down a $10 billion investment by the federal government in North Carolina’s economy and medical coverage for up to half a million more North Carolina residents.

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  • ‘Obamacare’ a major tax CUT for the middle class

    Predictably, presumed Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney – who signed into law the nation’s first individual mandate as governor of Massachusetts – joined Washington, DC Republicans to wrongly claim that ‘Obamacare’ is a tax hike on middle class families – a claim not supported by the facts.

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  • SUPREME RELIEF: Healthcare reform is constitutional

    Today, the Supreme Court of the United States handed down its much-anticipated ruling on the constitutionality of President Obama’s healthcare reform bill, the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA). The law stands, and its implementation can continue in earnest.

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  • Action NC invites you to discuss future of health care reform (3/26)

    With the U.S. Supreme Court considering a challenge to the 2010 Affordable Care Act, our friends at Action NC are organizing a public discussion about the future of health care reform in this country.

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