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SUNDAY is last day to sign-up for Affordable Care Act
SUNDAY is last day to sign-up for Affordable Care Act

Sunday, December 15 is the last day for Open Enrollment for the Affordable Care Act! Tennesseans have to enroll on-line by Sunday or wait almost a year to get covered. Sign-up for coverage at HealthCare.gov

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TN Democratic Party Releases Statement on
TN Democratic Party Releases Statement on "Trump administration "guidance" obliterates key provision of Affordable Care Act"

Tennessee Democratic Party Chair Mary Mancini released the following statement in response to the Trump administration announcing new guidance on waivers that could allow states to expand health insurance plan offerings that don't include pre-existing condition protections.

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Major Hospitals like Vanderbilt to be Cut from Affordable Care Act, according to one congressman in Tennessee
Major Hospitals like Vanderbilt to be Cut from Affordable Care Act, according to one congressman in Tennessee

Congressman Diane Black (R-TN-06), a registered nurse and member of the Ways and Means Health Subcommittee, responded to reports that Vanderbilt University would be out of network on all insurance plans available through Tennessee's Obamacare marketplace in 2017.

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Tennessee to play vital role in future of nations healthcare
Tennessee to play vital role in future of nations healthcare

When the next president of the United States takes office, he or she will need accurate, timely information about public health and health care. Tennessee Department of Health Commissioner John Dreyzehner, MD, MPH, has been selected by the National Academy of Medicine to be one of those providing information through the Vital Directions for Health and Health Care initiative.

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Major Increases in Obama Care Insurance Rates in Tennessee
Major Increases in Obama Care Insurance Rates in Tennessee

Senate health committee Chairman Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.) made the following statement on the premium increases ranging from 44% to 62% made final Tuesday for all three plans on Tennessee's Obamacare exchange...

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TN Sen. Alexander Says Supreme Court Right to Block Obama Clean Power Plan
TN Sen. Alexander Says Supreme Court Right to Block Obama Clean Power Plan

U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.) Tuesday released the following statement after the U.S. Supreme Court blocked the Obama Administration's Clean Power Plan until legal challenges to the law are resolved.

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Affordable Care Act leaving Rutherford County Residents without insurance
Affordable Care Act leaving Rutherford County Residents without insurance

WGNS spoke to a Murfreesboro man who just left his doctor's office after learning that he would soon lose his foot due to a lack of circulation.

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A provision in the Affordable Care Act allows for $10 Million in refunds to 336,000 TN Residents
A provision in the Affordable Care Act allows for $10 Million in refunds to 336,000 TN Residents

More than 336,000 Tennessee residents will split $10 million in refunds from health insurance companies because of a provision in the Affordable Care Act.

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ER Visits at your local hospital have increased since the Affordable Care Act
ER Visits at your local hospital have increased since the Affordable Care Act

The report -- commissioned by the Emergency Medicine Action Fund (EMAF) -- is titled "Review of the Evidence on the Use of the Emergency Department by Medicaid Patients and the Evolving Role of Emergency Medicine Physicians."

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This March: Tennessee in a lawsuit over the Affordable Care Act
This March: Tennessee in a lawsuit over the Affordable Care Act

If the lawsuit proves to be a successful win for the Volunteer state, it could immediately make health insurance unaffordable for thousands of Tennesseans, which kills the purpose of the Affordable Care Act all together.

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Scott Walker taks to Dr. Christopher Dunlap and Jillian Polkow at the St. Louise Clinic about the Affordable Care Act and Insurance
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Uh-Oh: Lost Funding Could Shutter 80 TN Community Health Clinics
Uh-Oh: Lost Funding Could Shutter 80 TN Community Health Clinics

Dozens of health clinics focused on serving those people across Tennessee most in need may have to close their doors with a major source of federal funding set to expire in 2015.

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Lawsuit over Affordable Care Act - One company has retail store in Murfreesboro

Well, it looks as if a retailer that has a store front in Murfreesboro is filing a major lawsuit dealing with the Affordable Care Act. 

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Monday, March 31st is the Deadline to for Open Enrollment into the Affordable Care Act
Monday, March 31st is the Deadline to for Open Enrollment into the Affordable Care Act

State Department of Commerce and Insurance officials are cautioning uninsured Tennesseans that they may find it challenging to get health insurance if they wait after the March 31 deadline for open enrollment for the Affordable Care Act.

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TN Healthcare Bus Here All Week!
TN Healthcare Bus Here All Week!

The TN Healthcare bus will be making several stops in Rutherford County before the March 31st deadline to sign-up for insurance under the Affordable Care Act.

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Some Good News on the Affordable Care Act? Check this out...
Some Good News on the Affordable Care Act? Check this out...

As a result of the Affordable Care Act, an estimated 8.7 million people age 21 and younger will gain dental coverage nationwide by 2018.

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Report Claims ObamaCare has More Benefits without Obligations for Seniors
Report Claims ObamaCare has More Benefits without Obligations for Seniors
Report author Jon Bailey, director, rural public policy program, Center for Rural Affairs, said most of the provisions that directly affect seniors have been in place since 2010, and they center around enhanced benefits in terms of preventive care and treatment.
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Affordable Care Act for Seniors: Benefits Without Obligations
With the rough roll-out of the healthcare marketplaces, some senior citizens are raising concerns about the Affordable Care Act. But a new report finds that for them, it has led to more benefits – without more obligations. 
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U.S. Senator Lamar Alexander Releases Statement on the Affordable Health Care Act Known as Obamacare
U.S. Senator Lamar Alexander Releases Statement on the Affordable Health Care Act Known as Obamacare
“You could fit everyone who signed up for Obamacare in the first month into Neyland Stadium – and still have room for the ‘Pride of the Southland’ marching band."
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"ObamaCare" and More Explained at Conference / Health Fair in Murfreesboro on Saturday
In an effort to help clear up some of the confusion about the recent Obamacare rollout, the free Rutherford's Best Doctors Health Fair will also include one-on-one consultations about Obamacare and how to find the best plan for individuals and families.
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La Vergne Host Affordable Care Act Seminars
The City of La Vergne is hosting a seminar designed to educate the uninsured and underinsured population about the Affordable Care Act and to provide enrollment assistance. On Thursday, October 10 two sessions will be offered in the Board Room at City Hall,5093 Murfreesboro Rd.  The free sessions are scheduled at 12:00 noon and at 6:00 p.m.
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UPDATE: Senator Corker and Congressman DesJalais Comment on Defunding of ObamaCare - State Rep. Carr Also Chimes In
UPDATE: Senator Corker and Congressman DesJalais Comment on Defunding of ObamaCare - State Rep. Carr Also Chimes In

Friday, the United States Senate passed a continuing resolution stripping the House provision defunding the Affordable Care Act (ACA). 

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UPDATE: Local nurse volunteering to help people sign up for insurance through the Affordable Care Act
UPDATE: Local nurse volunteering to help people sign up for insurance through the Affordable Care Act
Registered nurse Rebekah Majors-Manley says that she is volunteering her time to help people sign up for insurance through the 2013 Affordable Care Act.
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