Healthcare

When Virginia families get sick, they should be able to see a doctor, without having to choose between paying for food, rent, or a doctor’s visit. Closing the coverage gap and expanding Medicaid is a central debate in this year’s General Assembly.

General Assembly Will Reconvene in April to Make a Decision on...

Despite a rocky beginning, the General Assembly signaled enough support this year for an expansion of Virginia's Medicaid program under the Affordable Health Care...

Virginia Lawmakers Will Return in a Special Session to Reach a...

The Virginia General Assembly voted to request that Gov. Ralph Northam schedule a special session after members adjourn. The session was expected to dismiss...

Medicaid Expansion Could Help Fight Virginia’s Opioid Crisis

Tensions are building up between the Virginia House of Delegates and Senate as the last few days to approve a state budget pass with...

Virginians Call on State Senators to Support Medicaid Expansion

With nine days left in the legislative session, supporters gathered outside the Capitol in the rain, to call on their Senators to support Medicaid...

Key Republican Lawmaker Opens the Door for Medicaid Expansion

A prominent Republican lawmaker from Southwest Virginia voiced his support for Medicaid expansion, as long as it had a work requirement provision, in an...