Health

1310_-_TMO_-_ACA_Civic_Academy_Cover.jpgTMO has trained 100 leaders in 20 institutions to educate their congregations and surrounding communities about the healthcare marketplace. These sessions took place throughout Harris county, utilizing a leader-developed power point presentation (for English click on rights graphic, para la version en espanol haz click aqui).

In addition to this education TMO joined sister organization across Texas in advocating for Medicaid expansionduring the Legislative session of 2013. TMO continues discussing this possibility with state representatives.


Updates

February 15, 2014

Healthcare Marketplace Still Open for Business

1401_-_TMO_-_Healthcare_Enrollment_Academy.jpgTMO leaders are informing communities that there is still time to enroll in the healthcare marketplace with sessions at Evangelist Temple, Assumption and Liestman Elementary (Alief "ISD). The deadline to enroll is March 31. still time to enroll in the healthcare marketplace with sessions at Evangelist Temple, Assumption and Liestman Elementary (Alief "ISD). The deadline to enroll is March 31. English presentation here.

Assumption leaders Maribel Guevara, Lourdes Badillo and Nolvia Artiga hosted a large Spanish healthcare session on Jan. 12. Spanish presentation here.


February 19, 2013

Interfaith Groups Rally for Medicaid Expansion

1302_-_TT_-_NTO_Rally_for_Medicaid_-_Tamir_Kalifa.jpgTwo hundred leaders from TMO and other organizations of the Texas IAF gathered on the front steps of the Capitol to demand that the Texas legislature approve the expansion of Medicaid, which would help over on million Texans obtain access to health care services.

[Photo Credit: Tamir Kalifa, Texas Tribune]

Full ArticleTexas Tribune


February 19, 2013

Death, Taxes, God & Medicaid

Interfaith activists, recalling friends and loved ones who have died for want of health care coverage, rallied at the Capitol Wednesday in support of expanding the Medicaid program to cover more uninsured Texans...

Full Article, Houston Chronicle



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