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The people of Tennessee share the belief that all humans have dignity, and we believe that our laws and public policy should reflect this shared value. TJC staff, volunteers, partners and community members work together to make things better in our state. This work takes all of us —  all of our care and work and love.  Sign up to hear more, volunteer, and be a part of this work.

SAVE RURAL HOSPITALS. CLOSE THE COVERAGE GAP.

As the healthcare coverage gap grows due to increased job loss and rural hospitals struggle to keep up with the demand of the coronavirus, TNeans need Medicaid expansion.
CALL OR TWEET GOV. LEE

EXPAND MEDICAID

Tell legislators we need real solutions to our urgent healthcare needs.
SIGN THE PETITION

WE NEED A PLAN FOR THE UNINSURED

Any good recovery plan for Tennessee must include Medicaid expansion.
CALL OR GOV. LEE AND LT. GOV. MCNALLY

INCLUDE SNAP IN COVID RELIEF

Tell Tennessee senators that they must include increases in SNAP benefits in the next COVID19 relief package.
CONTACT YOUR SENATORS

PROTECT PRE-EX

Tell officials to pull out of the case to strike down the Affordable Care Act.
Save the ACA

TELL GOV. LEE TO PUT COVERAGE FOR POSTPARTUM COVERAGE BACK IN THE BUDGET

A 2019 report found that 52 moms died of preventable causes due to a lack of insurance. In response, Gov. Lee said he would extend TennCare's postpartum coverage to a year. Now he's backing out.
EMAIL GOV. LEE

SUPPORT CAREGIVERS DURING THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC

Take action and support caregivers by modifying the HCBS TennCare programs. Caregivers of vulnerable populations deserve our support as they continue their vital work.
EMAIL STATE LEADERS

OPPOSE THE BLOCK GRANT

Call on Governor Lee to withdraw Tennessee’s Medicaid block grant.
CALL GOV. BILL LEE

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