Health Care

Fridays with Fatima Volume 6

Greetings! MCH had another busy week at the Capitol filled with meetings and hearings. Keep reading to learn more! Homes for All Bills All hands were on deck this week as multiple of our Homes for All bills were heard in committees. Our Minnesota Housing Finance (MHFA) bill authored by Senator Dziedzic (S. F. 3238), Tax Exempt Bond […]

Join us at the Capitol this week!

With the spring recess right around the corner (March 30 – April 6), there are deadlines to be met and hearings to attend! Join us at the Minnesota Legislature this week to advance affordable housing across the state! Wednesday, March 28, 2018 There will be three hearings to attend on Wednesday; one focuses on a support agenda […]

Medicad Update

MCH Public Policy Director, Fatima Moore, shares her updates on Medicaid. According To the Congressional Budget Office (CBO), the “newest” version of the Senate Healthcare bill would leave 32 million people uninsured. Efforts to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act (ACA) have largely been unsuccessful. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s (R-Ky) newest bill is very […]

A Day in the Life: Reactions from a Healthcare Perspective (Guest Blog)

My Day I wake up early Monday morning to a forecast of a high of 0 and wind-chill of -20. My first thought: why do I live here? My second thought:  how does someone expect me to walk around Minneapolis for the next 8 hours? As an introduction to Global Search for Justice: Changing the […]

The Road to MNSure

We reached a milestone in health care. Just three years ago health coverage was nearly lost for the poorest Minnesotans when GAMC was nearly eliminated. Today, Minnesota is the only state to fully embrace the Affordable Care Act by: 1) Expanding Medicaid to cover single adults in poverty 2) Building MNSure, the online health insurance marketplace 3) Preserving a state-subsidized plan through MinnesotaCare, […]