Tag: healthcare

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Tim Kaine talks Meals on Wheels, healthcare, visits Wayne Theatre in Waynesboro visit

U.S. Sen. Tim Kaine met with a group of health- and senior-service providers Friday at the Waynesboro Senior Center.


Sen. Warner on confirmation of Seema Verma for CMS administrator

Sen. Warner comments after the Senate voted 55-43 to confirm Seema Verma to serve as the next CMS administrator.


Warner, Kaine announce bill to improve women’s healthcare access

U.S. Sens. Mark R. Warner and Tim Kaine announced that they are original co-sponsors of the Women’s Health Protection Act.


Sen. Warner on Republican healthcare plan

U.S. Sen. Mark R. Warner (D-VA) comments on the Republican healthcare plan.


Virginia Organizing to Bob Goodlatte: Protect healthcare

The Harrisonburg chapter of Virginia Organizing is calling on Congressman Bob Goodlatte to protect healthcare coverage.


Virginia hospitals to lawmakers: ‘Do no harm’ on healthcare

The Virginia hospital community is advocating a do no harm approach to state legislation on healthcare policy.


Poll: Virginians want restraint on healthcare policy changes

New polling from Mason-Dixon Polling & Research shows strong majorities of Virginians are concerned about the future of healthcare.


Report: One in five Marketplace consumers was small business owner, self-employed

Treasury released a report with new data on sources of health insurance coverage for small business owners and self-employed workers.


Warner, Kaine call on Paul Ryan to stop partisan attacks on women’s healthcare access

Sens. Mark Warner and Tim Kaine sent a letter to Speaker Paul Ryan calling for an end to attacks on the nation’s largest women’s healthcare provider.


‘Our First Stand’ rallies set from coast to coast

More than a dozen rallies have been scheduled from coast to coast in a major show of grassroots support for critical healthcare programs.


Medical aid in dying: A hallmark of patient-centered care

The question before us is why is the issue of medical aid in dying gaining so much momentum? And how can we leverage this momentum?


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Virginia Organizing holding healthcare rally in Harrisonburg on Tuesday

The Harrisonburg Chapter of Virginia Organizing will hold a public demonstration in support of the Affordable Care Act.


House Republicans outline healthcare reform agenda

Republican members of the Virginia House of Delegates on Tuesday outlined their legislative agenda to reform healthcare.


Advocates launch coalition to improve healthcare in Virginia

Healthcare providers, patients, payers, advocates and other concerned residents have partnered to launch the Virginia Coalition to Reform COPN.


Warner, Kaine announce funding for health services, early childhood education

HHS will award $17,631,822 in grants for various health care organizations, medical research and Head Start programs across the Commonwealth.


Dumfries Town Council passes resolution urging expansion of healthcare coverage

The Dumfries Town Council is calling on the General Assembly to fully accept federal Medicaid funding to provide healthcare coverage for its residents.


Thousands of Virginians stand to gain financial help buying 2017 health coverage

About 8.8 million Americans who buy health insurance through HealthCare.gov receive tax credits that help make coverage more affordable.


Healthcare sector can contribute more to Virginia economy

The healthcare sector plays an important role in Virginia’s economy. About 11 percent of all jobs in Virginia are in the healthcare and social assistance sector.


Comparing public healthcare in the US and Europe

Some people would like to think that Americans are healthier and better off with their public healthcare system compared to their European counterparts.


Fenway brief argues that gun violence is an LGBT public health issue

The Fenway Institute of Fenway Health released a policy brief showing that gun violence poses a substantial threat to the health of the LGBT community.


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.