Members of local advocacy group Charlottesville For Reasonable Health Insurance provided testimony at the Virginia General Assembly and organized an email campaign, helping to ensure passage of a critical Virginia healthcare bill that will offer some in the area relief from this year’s health insurance premium crisis.
Republican State Sen. Siobhan Dunnavant’s SB 915, which represents an important step towards recognizing the need to close the coverage gap and extending healthcare coverage to nearly 400,000 uninsured Virginians, unanimously passed the State Senate on Tuesday.
The United States spends more on healthcare than any other nation in the world. It also has access to skills, knowledge, and technologies which are well beyond the reach of many other nations. However, in spite of this significant potential, the US healthcare system has earned a reputation around the world for being unusually cold and cruel, with care routinely being denied to patients on financial grounds.
Community hospital leaders highlighted policy priorities for improving the healthcare system during the 2018 General Assembly session and shared eye opening new poll numbers showing that the vast majority of Virginians support helping the uninsured get healthcare coverage.
Dedicated frontline healthcare workers, including home care providers, nurses and social workers, will testify at House Appropriations and Senate Finance committee budget hearings across Virginia on Wednesday.
Independent Women’s Voice, together with over 40 other groups representing millions of Americans, calls on President Donald Trump to build on the momentum of his successful tax reform effort and return to another central campaign promise: delivering health reform.
House Republican Leaders responded to the 16 Virginia House Democratic candidates calling for a European-style single-payer healthcare system in the Commonwealth.
U.S. Sen. Tim Kaine comments on Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s decision not to hold a vote on the Graham-Cassidy proposal before Sept. 30.
U.S. Sen. Mark R. Warner (D-VA) released the following statement today on Senate Republican efforts to repeal the Affordable Care Act.
Virginia House Speaker William J. Howell comments following the announcement that Anthem will remain in the individual insurance exchange in 68 Virginia counties.
Tim Kaine participated in a hearing with health care stakeholders where he called on insurers to stop depriving people in rural Virginia.
U.S. Senator Tim Kaine raised concerns about the painful effects of health care uncertainty on rural communities in Virginia.
Many people who own or manage healthcare organizations are extremely talented in the area they specialize in.
U.S. Sen. Mark R. Warner (D-VA), a member of the Senate Finance and Budget Committees, released the following statement on tonight’s vote.
Tim Kaine spoke today on the Senate floor following the news that Republicans once again do not have the votes to pass their healthcare bill.
U.S. Senator Tim Kaine released the following statement on the release of the latest version of the Senate Republican health care bill.
Virginia Sen. Mark Warner spoke out today against the Senate Republican healthcare repeal bill,.
A preliminary analysis of the Senate’s “repeal and replace” bill shows caps in the proposal would cost Virginia at least $1.4 billion over seven years.
U.S. Senators Tom Carper and Tim Kaine introduced the Individual Health Insurance Marketplace Improvement Act to help stabilize the healthcare marketplace.
Integer™, known locally as Lake Region Medical, has invested more than $7 million to expand its manufacturing capabilities in the City of Salem.
Virginia leaders urged Congress to take action to protect retired coal miners who risk losing their healthcare benefits.