Thread: Obamacare Thread
11-14-2013, 04:47 AM
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Churches enlisted as 'trusted partners' to sell Obamacare
'God is providing resources through the Affordable Care Act'
The Obama administration and a closely aligned partner are aggressively marketing Obamacare to American churches, many of them African-American denominations, as part of a multiimillion dollar campaign to persuade America’s uninsured to buy health insurance.
Enroll America, a Washington-based non-profit staffed in part by ex-Obama presidential campaign workers, is leading the enrollment campaign which saw just over 100,000 people “sign up” in October.
Jessica Kendall, director of outreach for Enroll America, calls the task of signing up America’s uninsured the “largest enrollment effort that has ever been done in our history.”
Her group is working with a broad coalition, including hospital associations, labor unions, advocacy groups and religious organizations, to persuade people to submit to Obamacare.
Enroll America’s “Health Care from the Pulpit” initiative to churches kicked off Sunday, Oct. 27, with “over 50 events across the country to further engage the faith community in education about enrollment,” according to a press release.
Read more at http://www.wnd.com/2013/11/churches-...m8JlyQQtdm9.99
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