300 Dallas Leaders Kick Off Affordable Care Campaign
Three hundred leaders from Dallas Area Interfaith assembled at Temple Emmanu-El in North Dallas to kick off an affordable care campaign aimed at explaining the federal healthcare exchange. Marjorie Petty, Region 6 Director of US Health & Human Services, praised DAI, asserting they "have done an amazing amount of work in just six weeks" and is "a model for others around the country."
With the aid of multi-colored booklets that clearly lay out how uninsured individuals can participate in the federal exchange, which the healthcare action team of DAI produced, leaders hope to reach hundreds of thousands of uninsured.Read more
One LA to Play Critical Role in Health Insurance Exchange
"With the presidential election over and the nation's healthcare overhaul moving forward, California officials have less than a year to clear up widespread uncertainty about future medical coverage options....Community, religious and health advocacy organizations are expected to play a critical role. Chu of One LA said the best outreach strategy is inviting people to sit down with someone they trust. 'This isn't a model of let's build it and they will come,' he said. 'They have got to go to where the customers are.'"
California Works to Get Word Out on Health Insurance Exchange, Los Angeles TimesRead more
One LA Urges Officials to Make Healthcare More Affordable
"Renewed hope was the sentiment of most people attending a Sept. 6 health care assembly, after state officials committed to create a system where public and private insurance providers offer education, affordable insurance and quality careâ€¦"
State Officials Urges to Make Healthcare More Affordable, The Tidings