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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


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


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?


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


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

Let’s Talk Health


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.