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Fighting the misinformation on Obamacare, one letter at a time

More Americans are getting out the facts about the Affordable Care Act by writing to their local papers.

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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.

  • 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.

  • Speaking up for Obamacare in local papers

    Americans are writing to show their support for the Affordable Care Act.

    As they see the benefits—like better coverage and lower costs—Americans are speaking out in support of Obamacare in newspapers across the country.

  • Writing in support of Obamacare

    Checked the local letters to the editor section lately? You might see stories like these.

    As more and more Americans gain access to affordable care thanks to Obamacare, they're letting people know.

  • #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.


  • How President Obama is fighting for affordable health care for everyone

    It's about making health care accessible for every American.

    President Obama has announced new measures that will smooth the transition to the Affordable Care Act by allowing insurance companies to continue their 2013 health care plans through next year to help Americans receiving insurance cancellation notices.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • A preview of the OFA Obamacare Summit

    President Obama joins OFA and other progressive organizations to talk about the Affordable Care Act.

    OFA's Obamacare Summit kicks off today, and partner organizations are excited about making the law a success.

  • President Obama: "Providing people with health care—that should be a no-brainer”

    Speaking in Massachusetts, President Obama made it clear that no one is losing access to health insurance.

    Like Obamacare, Massachusetts health reform law had its hiccups upon implementation. There were technical issues. There was a slow start to enrollment. In fact, only 123 people signed up in the first month. But the kinks were eventually smoothed out, and today there is nearly universal coverage in Massachusetts—and the vast majority of Bay Staters are happy with their insurance plans.