Blog posts in health care

  • "I can go to the doctor again"

    I had been denied by insurance companies more times than I could count.

    I'm a small business owner who has struggled for years with a health insurance plan that was so bare-bones it barely existed. That will all change on January 1st—with a plan that costs less, includes free preventive care, and covers everything I need. read more »
    This Is Why Health Care
  • For Isaac, Obamacare means opportunity

    Before the Affordable Care Act, Isaac’s medical condition could have limited his health care options.

    Isaac is a typical five-year-old. He has a basket full of action figures, he’s into "Cars" and "Monsters, Inc.," and he loves to dance to “The Fox (What Does The Fox Say)” with his sister and brother. But Isaac is also probably pretty different from most of the kids you know.


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  • "I really believe in this"

    For a small business owner in New York, Obamacare means better coverage, a bigger network, and serious savings.

    Jarred saw his family’s monthly health insurance premiums increase by double digits for each of the past four years, so he jumped at the chance to sign up for coverage on the new marketplace and he was thrilled to find a more comprehensive plan with a bigger network of doctors for less than he pays now. read more »
    This Is Why Health Care
  • Why I volunteer

    It's our job to make sure those we love have the facts they need to make smart choices.

    OFA volunteers hail from communities across the country, and each has a unique story and reason why they got involved. read more »
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  • #GetTalking to help people #GetCovered

    OFA volunteers train community members on how to spread the word about Obamacare.

    Organizing for Action held a nationwide training day to prepare community members to discuss health care with their loved ones over the holidays. Volunteer hosts organized educational sessions and shared tools and resources to talk about how the Affordable Care Act is working for millions of Americans.


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  • President Obama wants to talk to you

    Jump on a call with the President this Monday.

    The President wants to cut through the noise to talk with you directly about where we're headed in the fight for change. That's why he's getting on the phone with OFA supporters this Monday, November 18th. read more »
    Health Care
  • Meet OFA Volunteer Leslie Sheffield

    Volunteers have carried this movement from the start, and that's not changing.

    Leslie couldn't sit back and let people try to dismiss Obamacare, a law that would benefit millions, so she got involved in her community—and learned that one of the best ways to get the word out is to sit down with people, one-on-one. read more »
    Health Care
  • Gov. Patrick: Obamacare works

    People are listening, so let's talk about how the Affordable Care Act will benefit Americans.

    On Monday, I attended the OFA Obamacare Summit where I was able to share my thoughts on how health reform is benefiting Americans nationwide—and what we can learn from Massachusetts, where thousands of people have had their lives saved because of access to quality care.

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  • Get talking about Obamacare

    Talk more than turkey with your loved ones this holiday season.

    Is there someone in your life—a friend, son, daughter, girlfriend, boyfriend, nephew, niece—who needs to know more about health insurance? 'Tis the season to get talking.

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