The Half Sheet: Virginia’s Dismal Performance

Virginia turned in a dismal performance on reducing the number of uninsured residents in 2014 because state lawmakers have refused to close the coverage gap and help people who can’t otherwise afford health insurance. Meanwhile, neighboring states – like Kentucky, West Virginia, and Maryland – are out in front seeing historic gains in coverage that […]

HAV Statement on the Decision Not to Close the Coverage Gap by the House Appropriations and Senate Finance committees

The Healthcare for All Virginians (HAV) Coalition is deeply disappointed in the members of the House Appropriations and Senate Finance committees for their refusal to include the federal funding available to provide health insurance to over 400,000 low income Virginians. The budgets adopted yesterday leave gaping holes in Virginia’s safety net. While committee members included […]