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Virginia Organizing Applauded Governor’s Inclusion of Medicaid Expansion in Budget Amendments

Virginia Organizing Applauded Governor’s Inclusion of Medicaid Expansion in Budget Amendments

Petersburg, Va.—Virginia Organizing applauded Governor Terry McAuliffe’s action on Medicaid expansion by including the item in his proposed budget amendments. Virginia Organizing ...

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For many in Va., Medicaid coverage gap is unaffordable

For many in Va., Medicaid coverage gap is unaffordable

By Elizabeth Simpson The Virginian-Pilot © December 15, 2014 The army of counselors who help people sign up online for insurance in the Affordable Care Act marketplace this open e ...

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Hazel says U.S. health care funds could narrow Va. budget gap

Hazel says U.S. health care funds could narrow Va. budget gap

Originally posted by the Times-Dispatch If Medicaid expansion began in Virginia on July 1, Virginia would take in more than $230 million in federal offsets that would alleviate 71 ...

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A Community Conversation on Children’s Mental Health

A Community Conversation on Children’s Mental Health

Read the full article from Public News Service By Dan Heyman RICHMOND, Va. - With reforms underway in Virginia for children's mental health services, lawmakers and advocates want ...

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Talking Turkey: Medicaid Expansion

Talking Turkey: Medicaid Expansion

If your family is anything like mine, your Thanksgiving dinner might be served with a lot of opinions on politics—especially on hot topics like Medicaid expansion. We’re in the mi ...

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Working Without Coverage

Working Without Coverage

Workers in Key Job Sectors Would Benefit from Expanded Health Coverage RICHMOND, VA -- About 161,000 working Virginians who do not have health insurance but work in some of the mo ...

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There’s another scandal in American health care

There’s another scandal in American health care

The investigation is ongoing, but as of now, it looks like overwhelmed VA hospitals shunted some veterans onto secret wait lists and delayed their care (read Vox's explainer here) ...

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Hospitals and Clinics Feel the Pain of Medicaid Expansion Politics

Hospitals and Clinics Feel the Pain of Medicaid Expansion Politics

Is your state refusing to expand Medicaid? If so, it could be putting your health at risk, whether you'd qualify for Medicaid or not. That's because the Affordable Care Act (ACA) ...

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More West Virginians Than Virginians Now Have Health Coverage

More West Virginians Than Virginians Now Have Health Coverage

RICHMOND, Va. - West Virginia has passed Virginia for the percentage of citizens with health coverage, mostly thanks to Medicaid expansion. For a long time, a higher proportion of ...

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The Disaster That Didn’t Happen: Health Reform’s Excellent Cost Numbers

The Disaster That Didn’t Happen: Health Reform’s Excellent Cost Numbers

Originially Posted by The Public News Service on October 22, 2014 RICHMOND, Va. – Not long ago, the airwaves were filled with predictions that health-care reform would be a disast ...

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