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Patrick McIntyre

Patrick McIntyre

Patrick McIntyre is Director of Health Policy at United Way Worldwide.

Health Care is Hard – Navigating the Changes

04/09/14


April 7-14, 2014 is National Public Health Week. In this blog, Patrick McIntyre, our Director of Health Policy, sheds some light on the recent health care changes and gives us a glimpse into what is ahead. More

National Youth Enrollment Day – February 15

02/05/14


United Way is partnering with Young Invincibles, Get Covered America, the American Cancer Society, and others to promote National Youth Enrollment Day, Saturday, February 15. More

Have You Been Helped by Medicaid or CHIP?

01/13/13


Have you or someone you know been helped by Medicaid or CHIP? Following an injury or illness, were you able to get the health care you need AND remain financial stable? How did United Way play a role in getting the support you needed? More

Voice Your Priorities: Opportunity and the Federal Budget

03/13/12


Few things receive more scrutiny, both in terms of policy and politically, than the federal budget. And typically under divided government, Congress tends to not do BIG things… until it does. Use your voice to advocate your priorities during this process. More

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The Safety Net Steps Up When the Economy Slows Down

12/05/11


The story goes like this - as the American Middle Class continues to struggle in today's economy, more and more of us - particularly those of us who had never previously needed public assistance - are turning to Safety Net to provide the essentials for their children and families. More

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Children’s Health is a National Priority

11/17/11


Medicaid and the Children?s Health Insurance Program provide vital health care to children whose families don?t receive coverage from their employer, or who don?t earn enough money to afford coverage on their own. More

Let’s Talk Health

10/05/11


Patrick McIntyre and Cynthia AventPatrick McIntyre, Director of Health Policy at United Way Worldwide, writes on United Way's goals to get 1.9 million more kids active and healthy by 2018.

This is the first of many posts from Patrick on the subject of Health Policy.

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