Texas Well and Healthy

Texas Well and Healthy is a grassroots, statewide campaign led by KidsWell Partners the Center for Public Policy Priorities (CPPP), Children’s Defense Fund Texas (CDF-TX), Engage Texas, and Texans Care for Children to ensure Texans have access to affordable, quality health care coverage. Texas Well and Healthy’s work includes providing educational tools on the benefits of the ACA and protecting the state Medicaid and Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP). See below for more information about Texas Well and Healthy’s recent activities, accomplishments, and advocacy work and tools!

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  • KidsWell Texas Partners Hosted a Conversation on Twitter Following the Presidential and Vice Presidential Debates

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    TX: Texans Care for Children, in partnership with First Focus and MomsRising, hosted a conversation on Twitter (#Kids2012) following the October presidential and vice presidential debates. Texas Care for Children also encouraged Texans to “speak up” for children on social media websites, the Texas Care for Children Blog, and in candidate forums.
  • TWAH Highlighted What ACA Means to Children Requiring Mental Health Services

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    In April, Texas Well and Healthy (TWAH) (1) hosted a Health Care Action Call on what the ACA means for children requiring mental health services; and (2) published a video of a young adult's personal account of her inability to obtain insurance in the current market and hopes to receive coverage under the Exchange with the help of subsidies.
  • TWAH Shared Campaign Data and Stories

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    Texas Well and Healthy issued a press release and held a conference call with members of the press to share data and stories collected from their campaign and held a Health Care Action Call providing an overview of the ACA and the Supreme Court Case.
  • TWAH Published Story Collection on Individuals Impacted by the ACA

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    Prior to the anniversary week, Texas Well and Healthy began a story collection campaign highlighting individual stories on how the law impacted people’s lives. The stories were published on various media sources including the Texas Well and Healthy website, FacebookTwitter and in editorials and articles.

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