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Close the Medicaid Gap - Day of Advocacy

May 25, 2016, 8:00am - May 25, 2016, 2:00pm

First Baptist Church 101 S. Wilmington St

Patients, healthcare providers, individuals in the coverage gap, and advocates are planning an Advocacy Day at the Legislature to raise public awareness about the need for North Carolina to close our Medicaid gap. Closing the gap would provide health coverage for half a million North Carolinians and create tens of thousands of jobs and save thousands of lives. You can find the agenda for the day below. We will also be providing two training conference calls in the days leading up to the event. An organizer will contact you with details following your registration. Meetings will not be scheduled in advance for advocates. If you have a relationship with your legislator’s office or feel comfortable reaching out to them, please consider contacting them in advance to set up appointments. It is a busy time for legislators, but they or their legislative assistants should be available to talk with you for at least a few minutes. We know not everyone will be able to arrive, by 8:45 AM for the start of training. If you are making a long trip to Raleigh that morning, please listen in on one of the conference calls in advance, and arrive when you are able to! Agenda: Wednesday, May 25th from 8 AM - 3 PM: - 8 AM: Registration -- Location: First Baptist Church, 101 South Wilmington Street Raleigh, NC 27601 - 8:45 AM - 10:45 AM: Educational and Advocacy Training Location: First Baptist Church 101 South Wilmington Street, Raleigh, NC 27601 - 10:45 AM - 3 PM: Visit with your legislators & watch session Location: Find your state senators and representatives here: www.ncleg.net/representation/WhoRepresentsMe.aspx Click “Open Member Page” to find his/her phone number and office number. (Most offices are in the Legislative Office Building, 300 N Salisbury St, Raleigh, NC 27603)

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A Vision of Health--Share if you agree, see more resources on how advocates nationwide are working tirelessly to see this happen at 4americaschildren.org ... See MoreSee Less

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