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National Minority Health Month

Tweet, post, pin and spread the word! Use these sample tweets and Facebook posts during National Minority Health Month to promote awareness messages about prevention and wellness, youth and seniors, awareness about the health care law and other topics. Return to main page.

 

April 1-6: Focus on awareness about the health care law

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It's Minority Health Month! How will you raise awareness about health equity & minority health? #ActNow http://1.usa.gov/AoYLFW

It's Minority Health Month! How will you raise awareness about health equity & minority health? http://1.usa.gov/AoYLFW

 

The theme of National Minority Health Month is "Advanceing Health Equity Now: Uniting Our Communities to Bring Health Care Coverage to All." This is a time for us to unite to improve the health of our communities and increase access to quality, affordable health care for everyone. Visit the Office of Minority Health website all month long for news, blogs, materials, tools and resources, and other information. http://1.usa.gov/AoYLFW

Not sure how the health insurance marketplace will work? Check out this video: http://bit.ly/10MRsLU #ActNow

Not sure how the health insurance marketplace will work? Check out this video: http://bit.ly/10MRsLU

Make sure you're prepared for Oct. This timeline has what's changing, when & how it'll affect you. #ActNow http://1.usa.gov/XaU9nT

Make sure you're prepared for enrollment in the health insurance marketplaces beginning in Oct. Use this timeline to find out what's changing, when and how it'll affect you. http://1.usa.gov/XaU9nT

There's a lot in the #ACA, but it's vital to know your rights. #ActNow http://1.usa.gov/15P9qQQ

 

Learn about the preventive services covered by #ACA. Spread the word! #ActNow http://1.usa.gov/LHh9KO

About 71 million Americans in private health insurance plans received coverage for at least one free preventive health care service, such as a mammogram or flu shot, in 2011 and 2012. Learn more about no-cost preventive care covered by the ACA, including the 8 covered services for women. http://1.usa.gov/LHh9KO

There are some things you can do now before enrollment starts for the new health insurance marketplaces. #ActNow http://1.usa.gov/13VFt36

 

 

April 7-12: Focus on Providers and Employers

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April 8: Disparities Action Plan/National Stakeholder Strategy Anniversary

2 yrs ago today the HHS Disparities Action Plan was launched. See the efforts in action. #ActNow http://1.usa.gov/ozvblN

Ntl Stakeholder Strategy provides action steps for reducing health disparities. #ActNow and get involved! http://1.usa.gov/ozvblN

April 8: Disparities Action Plan/National Stakeholder Strategy Anniversary

Two years ago today, HHS Disparities Action Plan was launched. See the efforts in action. http://1.usa.gov/ozvblN

The National Stakeholder Strategy provides action steps for reducing health disparities. Act Now and get involved! http://1.usa.gov/ozvblN

99% of US companies are small businesses. Through #ACA owners may rcv credit to help cover insurance. #ActNow http://1.usa.gov/WqtyG7

99% of US companies are small businesses. Through the ACA owners may receive credit to help cover the cost of insurance. http://1.usa.gov/WqtyG7

2/3 of patients visiting cmty health ctrs in 2011 were minorities. #ACA invests $11B in #FQHCs. #HRSA #ActNow. http://1.usa.gov/13YI6l7

The Affordable Care Act invests $11 billion in community health centers, a critical source of quality affordable care for people of color. In 2011, 2/3 of the patients served by HRSA-funded federally qualified health centers were members of minority groups. http://1.usa.gov/13YI6l7

#ACA will support the training and development 16k+ new primary care providers over the next five years. #ActNow http://1.usa.gov/Yuz3QE

The Affordable Care Act will support the training and development of 16,000+ new primary care providers over the next five years! Learn more http://1.usa.gov/Yuz3QE

#ACA small biz tax credit covers up to 50% of employer contribution toward premiums. See if you're eligible #ActNow http://1.usa.gov/WqtyG7

 

There are 5M+ minority-owned businesses in the US. #ACA helps small businesses find better coverage options. #ActNow http://1.usa.gov/XAwQKb

There are over 5 million minority-owned businesses in the US. The ACA helps small businesses find better coverage options. Learn more http://1.usa.gov/XAwQKb

#ACA checklist for small biz: 7 steps to prepare for new choices under small business health options program #ActNow http://1.usa.gov/YuzjiP

Small business owners: see 7 steps to prepare for new choices under the small business health options program (SHOP) under ACA on http://www.healthcare.gov

Health care law education & outreach tools for small businesses, providers and others are available free on http://www.healthcare.gov. #ACA #ActNow

Health care law education and outreach tools for small businesses, providers and others are available free on http://www.healthcare.gov.

Self-Employed? Learn about coverage options available through the #ACA #ActNow http://1.usa.gov/ZLicvo

Self-Employed? Learn about coverage options available through the Affordable Care Act. http://1.usa.gov/ZLicvo

Need #ACA materials to educate your patients? http://www.healthcare.gov has FREE consumer-friendly brochures & posters for download. #ActNow

Need materials about the health care law to educate your patients? http://www.healthcare.gov has FREE consumer-friendly brochures and posters for download.

Got grants? #ACA offers a number of grant opportunities. Get more info on Grants.gov. #ActNow

 

 

April 14-20: Focus on Youth and Seniors

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Are you one of the 25% of young adults 18-24 without health insurance? #ActNow and share your story.

Are you one of the 25% of young adults 18-24 without health insurance? Share your story.

Under the #ACA you can stay on your parents' health insurance policy until age 26: http://1.usa.gov/152udht #ActNow

 

The #ACA strengthens Medicare and helps seniors take charge of their health: http://1.usa.gov/15P9YpQ @HealthCareGov #ActNow

 

18-25? If u hv an accident or get sick, medical bills could put u in debt. #ACA gvs u affordable options: http://1.usa.gov/13VG9Wk #ActNow

Are you 18-25 and don't have insurance through your parents? Think you don't need it? If you have an accident or get sick, medical bills could put you in debt. Learn about affordable options through the health insurance marketplaces. http://1.usa.gov/13VG9Wk

#ACA means FREE preventive services, annual wellness visits & 50% discounts on meds for seniors w/ Medicare. http://1.usa.gov/13VG9Wk #ActNow

 

In 2014, singles making $43K or less w/out affordable coverage may get tax credits to help cover insurance: http://1.usa.gov/13VG9Wk #ActNow

 

The #ACA won't reduce guaranteed Medicare-covered benefits or remove your ability to choose your doctor. #ActNow http://1.usa.gov/WgI98m

Fact: The Affordable Care Act won't reduce guaranteed Medicare-covered benefits or remove your ability to choose your doctor. http://1.usa.gov/WgI98m

#ACA resources for seniors: Medicare & Long-Term care http://1.usa.gov/XAy4EZ @HealthCareGov #ActNow

Check out these Medicare & Long-Term care resources for seniors on http://www.healthcare.gov

Health plans can't limit or deny benefits or coverage to kids under 19 w/ pre-existing conditions: http://1.usa.gov/Yu7PwU. #ActNow

Health plans can no longer limit or deny benefits or coverage to children under 19 with pre-existing conditions, thanks the to the health care law. http://1.usa.gov/Yu7PwU.

 

April 21-27: Prevention and Wellness

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What do you do to stay fit? #ActNow http://1.usa.gov/15lHjbK

 

DYK that under the ACA, obesity screening and counseling for all adults are now covered without co-pays? #ActNow http://1.usa.gov/15lHjbK

The Affordable Care Act made obesity screening and counseling for all adults a covered service, without co-pays? Learn more about efforts to help get and keep Americans healthy. http://1.usa.gov/15lHjbK

Are you up to date on your shots? Check out the no-cost immunization vaccines covered under #ACA. #ActNow http://1.usa.gov/15lHjbK

 

Need help quitting smoking? #ActNow! Cessation interventions for tobacco users now a free benefit thanks to #ACA. http://1.usa.gov/15lHjbK

It's not easy to quit smoking but you can do it with help. Cessation interventions for tobacco users now a free benefit thanks to Affordable Care Act. http://1.usa.gov/15lHjbK

Don't put off your yearly well-woman visit. #ActNow! With #ACA, it's a zero-copay, zero-deductible benefit. http://1.usa.gov/XdvVwP

Don't put off your yearly well-woman visit. With the Affordable Care Act, it's a zero-copay, zero-deductible benefit. http://1.usa.gov/XdvVwP

#ACA covers gestational #diabetes screening for women btwn 24-28 wks & those at high risk. http://1.usa.gov/XdvVwP

Gestational diabetes occurs more frequently among African Americans, Hispanic/Latino Americans, and American Indians. Thanks to the ACA gestation diabetes screening for women 24-28 weeks pregnant and those at high risk is free. Learn more. http://1.usa.gov/XdvVwP

#Breastmilk benefits babies. #ACA helps new moms get #breastfeeding support, counseling & supplies. #ActNow http://1.usa.gov/XdvVwP

 

Is your child up to date on shots? Learn what #immunizations are covered from birth to 18 #ACA #ActNow

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Is your child up to date on shots? Learn what immunizations are covered from birth to 18 thanks to the Affordable Care Act. http://1.usa.gov/XAAuUh

#ACA guarantees no-cost #HIV screening for adolescents at higher risk. #ActNow & get tested! Learn more at http://1.usa.gov/Z0x3At.

The Affordable Care Act guarantees no-cost HIV screening for adolescents at higher risk. Learn more at http://1.usa.gov/Z0x3At and get tested!

Under #ACA, kids up to 10yo get oral screenings FREE. Now there's something to smile about! Find out more & #ActNow. http://1.usa.gov/Z0x3At

Under the Affordable Care Act, kids up to 10 years old get oral screenings FREE. Now there's something to smile about! http://1.usa.gov/Z0x3At

 

April 28-30: Call to Action

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As Minority Health Month comes to a close, make the commitment to help end health disparities. http://bit.ly/hpoQ1z

As National Minority Health Month comes to a close, make the commitment to help end health disparities. Join the National Partnership for Action and get involved! http://bit.ly/hpoQ1z

Spread the word about #ACA & the health insurance marketplace. Get involved! #ActNow http://1.usa.gov/AoYLFW

 


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