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mark warner

Sen. Warner introduces legislative fixes to improve existing Affordable Care Act

U.S. Sen. Mark R. Warner (D-VA) introduced three proposals today with targeted fixes to improve the existing Affordable Care Act.


tim kaine

Kaine on Republican healthcare plan

U.S. Sen. Tim Kaine comments today on the House Republican healthcare plan.


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Kaine highlights impact of Affordable Care Act on Virginia

Tim Kaine shared stories from constituents throughout Virginia asking for him to do everything he can to save the Affordable Care Act.


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Kaine to Trump: Obamacare repeal would kneecap opioid fight

Repealing Obamacare would pull the rug out from under the fight against opioids, Tim Kaine warns President Trump.


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Kaine emphasizes importance of healthcare to HHS nominee Price

U.S. Senator Tim Kaine participated in a hearing on the nomination of Tom Price to serve as Secretary of Health and Human Services.


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Sen. Kaine statement on Senate Affordable Care Act vote

U.S. Sen. Tim Kaine released a statement on last night’s Senate vote to begin a fast-track process of repealing of the Affordable Care Act.


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Kaine launches online tool for sharing Obamacare stories

U.S. Senator Tim Kaine launched a new online tool for Virginians to share how the Affordable Care Act has helped them.


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Kaine highlights impact of Obamacare in Virginia

U.S. Senator Tim Kaine introduced the lead amendment to stop Republican efforts to dismantle the Affordable Care Act.


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Kaine, McAuliffe, Scott, McEachin to rally Virginians in Richmond to save healthcare

Senator Tim Kaine, Governor Terry McAuliffe and others will lead a rally on Sunday to oppose Republican efforts to repeal the Affordable Care Act.


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Kaine joins in Senate effort to lower prescription drug prices for seniors

Tim Kaine joined in a Senate effort to push legislation to lower prescription drug prices for seniors.


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Kaine announces appointment to Senate HELP Committee

U.S. Senator Tim Kaine announced his appointment to the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP).


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Kaine discusses importance of Affordable Care Act, expanding coverage

U.S. Senator Tim Kaine toured a community health center in Alexandria to discuss the importance of protecting the Affordable Care Act.


robert hurt

Robert Hurt: Affordable Care Act more costly than ever?

Last week the Obama administration confirmed that the Affordable Care Act continues to break one of its signature promises.


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Questions about the Affordable Care Act?

Questions about the Affordable Care Act will be answered in an open forum at the Waynesboro Public Library this Thursday at 6 p.m.


healthcare

HHS encourages Virginia consumers to evaluate Marketplace options

Millions of Americans gained coverage or found more affordable options thanks to premium tax credits available through the Health Insurance Marketplace.


healthcare

New data show major improvements in health care access in Virginia under ACA

Virginians are experiencing slower growth in health care premiums, increased access to coverage, and higher quality of care under the Affordable Care Act.


robert hurt

The Affordable Care Act: Unsustainable and unlawful

Washington policies have real and often painful effects on Fifth District Virginians, and the implementation of the President’s healthcare law is a prime example of such.


virginia general assembly

House passes emergency fix to protect small businesse from ACA changes

The Virginia House of Delegates passed emergency legislation Friday to protect small businesses from an insurance change originally mandated by the Affordable Care Act.


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Virginia: 375K enrolled in Marketplace coverage

As of December 19, the number of consumers signed up for Marketplace coverage surged to more than 8.2 million nationally, including 375,891 in Virginia.


robert hurt

Robert Hurt votes to repeal provisions of the president’s healthcare law

Congressman Robert Hurt (R-Virginia) released the following statement after voting in favor of the Restoring Americans’ Healthcare Freedom Reconciliation Act.


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UVA study: Affordable Care Act benefitted HIV patients in Virginia

In an important examination of the effect of the Affordable Care Act, researchers have determined that low-income Virginians with HIV had better outcomes when enrolled in Affordable Care Act healthcare plans.


bob goodlatte

Bob Goodlatte: Healthy competition needed in healthcare marketplace

I’ve been concerned about this law’s impact on the healthcare industry from the start, and the House Judiciary Committee has launched a series of hearings on the state of competition across the healthcare marketplace.


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What’s really going on with the Planned Parenthood videos?

The self-styled Center for Medical Progress has released a fourth apparently edited video that appears to depict Planned Parenthood employees discussing the sale of fetal tissue.


virginia

Off the table? Virginia polling shows supports for Obamacare, background checks, gay marriage

Republicans have had Obamacare, gun rights and gay marriage as go-to issues to use to rile up the base when necessary. It might be time to update the playbook.


ken plum

Ken Plum: Recent victories call for another

I continue to celebrate the human rights victories we have had recently in marriage equality, health care and housing. I voted against Virginia’s marriage amendment defining marriage as being between a man and a woman when it came before the General Assembly.