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Archive for March 2017

Help 400,000 Virginians Gain Health Coverage

Virginia has an opportunity to provide health coverage for 400,000 adults by increasing the number of individuals eligible for Medicaid – an initiative made possible through the Affordable Care Act (ACA). Increasing medicaid eligibility means the state can maximize federal resources to cover more people and improve health care for our most vulnerable. Additional federal…

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GOP Pulls the American Health Care Act

Congressional Republicans pulled the American Health Care Act (AHCA) before it could be considered by the House last Friday, because they did not have enough votes to pass.  The AHCA legislation intended to repeal major pieces of the Affordable Care Act and severely reduce funding for Medicaid.  If the AHCA had become law, Virginia's Medicaid…

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American Health Care Act – Upcoming Vote and Resources

View our Health Policy Webinar Presented March 20, 2017 Adapted from Healthcare for All Virginians (HAV), March 20, 2017 The American Health Care Act (AHCA) will be up for consideration in the House Committee on Rules on Wednesday, March 22. It is likely that this piece of legislation will move quickly to be considered on…

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