Tag: 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.
U.S. Sen. Tim Kaine comments today on the House Republican healthcare plan.
Tim Kaine shared stories from constituents throughout Virginia asking for him to do everything he can to save the Affordable Care Act.
Repealing Obamacare would pull the rug out from under the fight against opioids, Tim Kaine warns President Trump.
U.S. Senator Tim Kaine participated in a hearing on the nomination of Tom Price to serve as Secretary of Health and Human Services.
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.
U.S. Senator Tim Kaine launched a new online tool for Virginians to share how the Affordable Care Act has helped them.
U.S. Senator Tim Kaine introduced the lead amendment to stop Republican efforts to dismantle the Affordable Care Act.
Senator Tim Kaine, Governor Terry McAuliffe and others will lead a rally on Sunday to oppose Republican efforts to repeal the Affordable Care Act.
Tim Kaine joined in a Senate effort to push legislation to lower prescription drug prices for seniors.
U.S. Senator Tim Kaine announced his appointment to the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP).
U.S. Senator Tim Kaine toured a community health center in Alexandria to discuss the importance of protecting the Affordable Care Act.
Last week the Obama administration confirmed that the Affordable Care Act continues to break one of its signature promises.
Questions about the Affordable Care Act will be answered in an open forum at the Waynesboro Public Library this Thursday at 6 p.m.
Millions of Americans gained coverage or found more affordable options thanks to premium tax credits available through the Health Insurance Marketplace.
Virginians are experiencing slower growth in health care premiums, increased access to coverage, and higher quality of care under the Affordable Care Act.
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.
The Virginia House of Delegates passed emergency legislation Friday to protect small businesses from an insurance change originally mandated by the Affordable Care Act.
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.
Congressman Robert Hurt (R-Virginia) released the following statement after voting in favor of the Restoring Americans’ Healthcare Freedom Reconciliation Act.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Health Works for Northern Virginia, in conjunction with small business organization Small Business Majority, will host a webinar on Thursday, July 9, 2015, on the healthcare law and its impact on Virginia small businesses and entrepreneurs.
The U.S. Supreme Court rejected a challenge to the Affordable Care Act in a Thursday ruling upholding a key provision of the Obamacare law. By a 6-3 vote, justices said consumers qualify for a subsidy that lowers the cost of premiums whether they buy their coverage through federal or state exchanges.
Virginia House of Delegates Speaker William J. Howell and Delegate Chris Stolle (R-Virginia Beach) commented Friday on Governor Terry McAuliffe’s veto of House Bill 2322, which would have allowed Virginia insurance companies to offer affordable healthcare plans if the Supreme Court rules against the Affordable Care Act in King v. Burwell.
Virginia Organizing Chapters in Virginia Beach, Richmond, Waynesboro, and Danville celebrated the fifth anniversary of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) early this week with events in local areas.
The Augusta/Staunton/Waynesboro Chapter of Virginia Organizing will rally to celebrate the fifth anniversary of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) on Tuesday, March 24 at 3:30 p.m. in Downtown Waynesboro.
Today, U.S. Senator Tim Kaine released the following statement as oral arguments in King v. Burwell began at the Supreme Court.
Next month marks five years since the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, known as Obamacare, was signed into law. We’ve all heard stories stemming from Obamacare: loss of coverage, higher costs, technology glitches, and red tape a mile long. But for all too many American families, these stories are real life nightmares.
Congressman Robert Hurt (R-Virginia) released the following statement after voting in favor of H.R. 596, which would repeal the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act and direct certain congressional committees to offer alternative, market-based legislation that meets specific goals to improve our nation’s healthcare system.
New coverage options offered by the Affordable Care Act insurance marketplaces provided potential benefits for the increasing number of Americans who were shouldering high medical cost burdens prior to the ACA.
U.S. Senator Tim Kaine released the following statement on the decision by Marilyn Tavenner, Administrator of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), to step down.
United Way of Greater Augusta and the FamilyWize Community Service Partnership have teamed up to make prescriptions more affordable for those without insurance or even those with insurance that doesn’t cover the medicine.
One of the most frequently asked questions of me this time of year is, “What will the General Assembly be doing when it meets?”
Primary care practices are willing to implement behavioral and mental health risk assessments required by the Affordable Care Act, but lack the resources to do so effectively.
The pundits have declared President Obama a lame duck in light of the wave that swept Republicans into power in the U.S. Senate this week.
Virginia today led 18 states defending the right of millions of Americans to access affordability tax credits when they purchase health insurance on a federally-facilitated exchange.
If you like your healthcare plan, you can keep it. Right? Well, despite President Obama’s promises that under the Affordable Care Act, or Obamacare, you could keep your healthcare plan, millions of Americans have discovered that is simply not true.