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July 8, 2015

Featured Stories:

  • Looking Back on the New Ohio Budget - “#StrongerOhio” Doesn't Mean Healthier Ohio
  • Building a Culture of Health in Ohio and Beyond
  • The ACA’s Role in Creating Equity in Our Health Care System 
  • Support Needed for Family Caregivers
  • Engaging Consumers in Changing Health Care Policies
  • Guest Blog: Reflecting on Last Week's Victories
  • Introducing UHCAN Ohio’s Summer Interns

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June 18, 2015

Featured Stories:

  • State Budget Update: Some Wins and Concerns for Consumers in Senate Version
  • Advocates Push for MyCare Ohio Evaluation in Budget
  • Getting Ready for King v. Burwell 
  • UHCAN Ohio and the Collective Impact on Health: Creating a Culture of Health
  • Great News! National Accreditation Body Adopts Dental Therapy Education Standards
  • Ohio Expands Addiction Treatment; Next Step is to Prevent Addiction
  • FEATURED BLOG: New Rules on Special Enrollment Periods Give Consumers More Flexibility to Get Covered

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June 3, 2015

Featured Stories:

  • Cuts to Women’s Health Services Keep Women in Poverty – and Reinforce Ohio’s High Infant Mortality Rate
  • The Choice of Self-Direction for People with Disabilities – A Big Step Forward, If Done Correctly
  • King v. Burwell: Nearly 200,000 Ohioans Could Lose Insurance Based on Upcoming US Supreme Court Decision
  • "I Owe How Much!?" Surprise Medical Bills: A Problem for Consumers
  • Media Coverage of King v. Burwell
  • Kasich Administration’s Rate “Modernization” and End of Collective Bargaining Threaten Self-Direction for People with Disabilities and Livelihood of Home Care Workers
  • How UHCAN Ohio Builds Capacity in Communities of Color
  • Former Insurance Exec Turned Whistle-Blower, Wendell Potter, Exposes Dental Crisis
  • Thanks For Supporting Us At Our Annual Event!
  • Medicaid Coverage Reinstated for Over 150,000 Ohioans

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May 6, 2015

Featured Stories:

  • Ohio’s Budget Goes to the Senate – a New Day for Advocates? 
  • Support Our Annual Tribute and Fundraising Event 
  • Don't Miss Former Insurance Exec Turned Whistle-Blower, Wendell Potter, in Ohio May 12-14th 
  • New Threat to Access to Independent Providers: Provider Rate Cuts 
  • Received a Surprise Medical Bill? Join the Twitter Chat on 5/7 
  • "Caring for Mom and Dad" Airs Thursday on PBS 
  • Give Your Mom The Gift of "Piece of Mind" This Mother's Day! 
  • 167 Signatures and Counting! 
  • Got a Medicaid Redetermination Notice? Here's What You Need to Know

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April 22, 2015

Featured Stories:

  • Massive One-Day Advocacy Effort Derails Amendment to Defund Medicaid Expansion
  • Support Our Annual Tribute and Fundraising Event
  • National Minority Health Month: Making Health Care Work for All Ohioans
  • Ohio House Budget: A Mixed Bag for Health Reform
  • Where You Live Shouldn't Determine If You Get the Dental Care You Need or NotWhere You Live Shouldn't Determine If You Get the Dental Care You Need or Not
  • 160 Signatures and Counting!
  • Get Covered by April 30th Through "Tax Time" Special Enrollment Period
  • Registration is Now Open! Nationally Recognized Author, Wendell Potter, to visit Ohio May 12-14th
  • Got a Medicaid Redetermination Notice? Here's What You Need to Know

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April 8, 2015

Featured Stories:

  • Great Initial Response to Dental Access Now! Petition and Next Steps
  • Ohio's Medicaid Redetermination: Alert to All Medicaid Enrollees
  • Ohio Department of Medicaid Sued Over Eligibility Redetermination Process; Judge Enters Temporary Restraining Order
  • Lessons Learned: Invest in Key Partners to Increase Outreach and Enrollment Capacity in Communities of Color
  • Making Health Care Value Work for All Consumers
  • Proposed Ohio Department of Insurance Rule: Provider Directories Need to be Accurate and Updated
  • Save Money, Save Ohio Lives - Reduce Tobacco Use
  • New Report: Despite Federal Parity Law, Accessing Mental Health Services Still a Challenge for Many
  • More Good News: National Report Sheds Light on Recent Enrollment Data
  • Save the Date: Nationally Recognized Author, Wendell Potter, to Visit Ohio May 12-14th.
  • Join Us May 21st for our Annual Tribute and Fundraiser Event

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March 25, 2015

Featured Stories:

  • Happy Fifth Birthday, Affordable Care Act
  • CHIP Hanging in the Balance
  • Access to Independent Providers: OHT Finally Clarifies Proposal to Redesign Home Care Programs
  • Feedbank Loop Takes Up Issue of Balance Billing
  • Dental Therapists - Rigorously Trained to Provide Safe, Quality Care
  • Is it Time to Renew Your Medicaid Coverage?
  • There are Still Opportunities to Get 
    Covered

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March 3, 2015

Featured Stories:

  • King v. Burwell: U.S. Supreme Court Case Threatens to Topple Affordable Marketplace Coverage
  • Five Reasons Why the Proposed Medicaid Cuts for Pregnant Women and Women Diagnosed with Breast or Cervical Cancer are a Bad Idea
  • Thank You to the Dental Access Advocates for a Successful Advocacy Day
  • Open Enrollment Ends, but Coverage is Still Available
  • OCVIC's State Fiscal Year 2016 and 2017 MyCare Budget Proposal
  • Outcry Against Administration's Proposal to Phase Out Independent Providers of Home Care Continues as Conversations Between Administration and Advocates Begin
  • Medicaid Coverage will be Terminated for Thousands of Ohioans
  • New Rules Affect Everyone Buying Insurance on the Marketplace

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February 11, 2015

Featured Stories:

  • UHCAN Ohio Releases Report on Importance of Community Health Workers
  • Get Covered by Feb. 15th!
  • Recognizing UHCAN Ohio's CACs as Open Enrollment Ends
  • The Kasich Budget - Contradictions in its Efforts to Save Babies' Lives
  • Consumers and Advocates Oppose Governor Kasich's Proposed Elimination of Independent Providers
  • In This Month Recognizing the Need for Children's Dental Health, "We Need to Tailor our Solutions to What the Community Needs"
  • State Takes Action to Terminate Medicaid for Thousands of Ohioans, Enrollees Must Respond by Feb. 28 or Risk Losing Coverage

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January 28, 2015

Featured Stories:

  • What King v. Burwell Means to You
  • Ohio Groups File Friend of the Court Briefs in King v. Burwell
  • Get Covered by Feb. 15th!
  • HHS Announces Shift in Medicare Reimbursements from Volume to Value
  • Ombudsmen are Advocating for Better Care for MyCare Ohio Consumers
  • Ohio Consumer Voice for Integrated Care Launches Facebook Community
  • Faith Community Alliance Selects UHCAN Ohio as Organization of the Year
  • A Job Doesn't Mean a Living - Advocates for Ohio's Future Hosts Brown Bag Lunch to Announce Budget Priorities

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January 14, 2015

Featured Stories:

  • Trusted Messengers are Working in Communities of Color
  • Honor Dr. King's Legacy, Get Covered by February 15
  • Medicaid: On the Ohio Budget Watch List
  • Will Ohio's SIM Grant Make Us Healthier?
  • Dental Therapists Recognized by New York Times as Big Idea for Change
  • Top 10 Ways the U.S. is Building a Culture of Health
  • Your End-of-Year Donations Will Power our Work in 2015

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November 19, 2014

Anniversary Edition

Featuring Consumer Stories From:

  • Ken Stern - Cincinnati, OH
  • Theressa - Cincinnati, OH
  • Heather Sturgill - Cincinnati, OH
  • Cindy Martin - Columbus, OH
  • Gwen Harris - Cleveland, OH
  • Richard Luken - Cincinnati, OH

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November 5, 2014

Featured Stories:

  • Protecting Your Marketplace Coverage - What You Must Do Before December 15th
  • Election Results: Health Care Reform Will Not Be Rolled Back
  • Some MyCare Ohio Enrollees Report Improvements, Others Continue to Report Major Problems
  • Unengaged Patients vs. Highly Engaged Patients - Which One Are You?
  • Thanks For Your Support at Hills Market Charity Happy Hour!

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October 22, 2014

Featured Stories:

  • Ebola -- Get the Facts and Hear the Wake-Up Call
  • Ohio Needs to Change Reimbursement Rates for Unnecessary Hospital Readmissions
  • Ohio Dentists Reflect on Trip to Alaska to See Dental Therapists in Action
  • New Report: Lessons Learned and Recommendations for the Next Year of Enrollment
  • Community Catalyst Releases Tools for Advocates to Help Consumers Renew their Health Coverage
  • Patient Engagement Education and Training in Columbus, Oct. 31
  • Things to Remember When Voting Absentee
  • Meet our Board Member: Katherine Kuck
  • Apply to Become a UHCAN Ohio Certified Application Counselor in Cincinnati

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October 8, 2014

Featured Stories:

  • It's an Emergency! Too Many Ohioans Go to Emergency Rooms for Oral Health
    Care Needs
  • Taking the Pulse of MyCare Ohio
  • One Year Since the Launch of the Health Insurance Marketplace: How It's Working
  • Early Voting Has Started in Ohio!
  • National Sign-On Letter Urges Congress to Extend CHIP for Four Years
  • Ohio's Moral Movement Continues at Ohio Statehouse
  • UHCAN Ohio Charity Happy Hour at The Hills Market Downtown! Attend in Person or Donate Online!

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September 24, 2014

Featured Stories:

  • For Health Advocates, Voting Matters This November
  • Here are Action Steps You Can Take Now to Get Ready for November 4th!
  • A Note to Certified Application Counselors - Time to Get Recertified!
  • For a Football Player or a Fan, Health Care is a Blessing!
  • SBIRT is Taking Hold in Ohio
  • Dental Therapists: Resources for Education and Training
  • Webinar: Health Care Access and Medicaid in Ohio - Thurs. Oct. 9, 3-4 PM
  • UHCAN Ohio Charity Happy Hour at The Hills Market Downtown! Attend in Person or Donate Online!
  • SHOP Exchange for Small Businesses Opens Early in Ohio

September 10, 2014

Featured Stories:

  • Another Myth Debunked: Affordable Care Act Doesn't Increase Involuntary Part-Time Employment
  • Consumers Talk about What’s Working with the Marketplace and Medicaid Enrollment Experience
  • Ohio Consumer Voice for Integrated Care Shares Recommendations for Getting MyCare Ohio on the Right Track
  • The Moral Movement Begins to Build in Ohio!
  • Advocates Protest Discriminatory and Unjust Food Assistance Policy
  • Webinar: Nonprofit Voter Registration and Engagement - Thursday, Sept. 11th 3-4pm

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August 20, 2014

Featured Stories:

  • Ohio Department of Insurance Approves Marketplace Rates; Rate Hikes Not Huge, but Consumers Need to Watch Premiums

  • Time Is Running Out to Submit Documents For Your Health Insurance Marketplace Coverage

  • The Moral Mondays Movement is Coming to Ohio!

  • Ohio’s Medicaid Expansion – Best Decision for a Healthier, More Prosperous Ohio

  • Nonprofits Can Help Engage Voters in Their Communities

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August 6, 2014

Featured Stories:

  • Local News Calls Attention to Rollout Problems with MyCare Ohio - Share Your Situation!

  • Learning to Make the Right Call in Southwest Ohio

  • Looking for Better Primary Care? Why You Should Check Out a “Patient Centered Medical Home”

  • How Are Dental Therapists Doing Where They Are Allowed to Practice?

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July 23, 2014

Featured Stories:

  • Recent Court of Appeals Ruling Won't Affect Your Financial Help in the Marketplace

  • Alert for Marketplace Enrollees: If the Marketplace Requests Additional Information, Provide it!

  • Protecting Your 2015 Marketplace Subsidy and Health Benefits

  • Advocates Working to Address "MyCare Ohio" Growing Pains

  • Got Insurance? Now What? Connecting Consumers with Resources Explaining How Their New Coverage Works

  • Happy 10th Anniversary to Alaska's DHAT Program!

  • Welcome Our New Program Associate, Kelsey Raines!

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July 9, 2014

Featured Stories:

  • Employers' Religious Beliefs and Your Health Coverage: Dangerous Precedent Set by Recent Supreme Court Decision

  • In Remembrance of Deborah Nebel

  • Becoming More Active In Your Own Health Care: How and Why

  • "MyCare Ohio" Rollout Leads to Brief Home Care Crisis

  • New Report: Midlevel Dental Providers Expand Access to Care, Increase Revenue for Nonprofit, Public Settings

  • Recently Got Married? Get Covered Today

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