- May: Medicaid expansion opportunity to change lives
October 9, 2013 - Richmond Times Dispatch
Wednesday, October 9, 2013 12:00 am
On Oct. 1, I had the opportunity to participate in Enrollfest in Hampton Roads where at least 250 people came to learn more about the new Health Insurance Marketplace. Virginia Consumer Voices for Healthcare was one of several organizations that came to help educate and enroll people ...
- Virginia Legislature to Decide on Medicaid Expansion
February 15, 2013 -
ARLINGTON, Va. — The patient had been managing his high blood pressure with medicine prescribed by his doctor until he lost his job and his insurance. As a childless adult, he did not qualify for Medicaid under Virginia's formula, so he cut his medications in half to extend his supply.
What happened next is one example ...
- VCV’s Star Staff!
January 3, 2013 - Kathy May and Erin Steigleder recently had the opportunity to talk about VCV's work on Delegate Ken Plum's cable news show, Virginia Report". We appreciate the invitation, Delegate Plum!
- Medicaid Should Matter to all Middle-Class Families
November 13, 2012 - The Richmond Times-Dispatch - Monday, November 12, 2012
BY KATHY MAY
Worrying about Medicaid cuts keeps me awake at night.
I live in Fairfax County, Va., one of the wealthiest counties in the nation. My family’s income is one-third higher than the median family income in the county. My husband and I live comfortably and have built a decent ...
- What’s in the Affordable Care Act for Virginia’s Older Adults?
May 18, 2012 - Much of the public debate around health care served to raise the anxiety of seniors who worried that health care reform would involve dramatic cuts in services, limit personal choice of doctors, or create barriers to getting the care that seniors need. As it turns out, a great many of the provisions of the Affordable ...