New Poll: Large Majority of Virginia Voters Support Improving the ACA, Closing the Coverage Gap

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 8, 2015 New Poll: Large Majority of Virginia Voters Support Improving the ACA, Closing the Coverage Gap RICHMOND, Va. — A new survey of likely voters in five states – Florida, Nevada, Ohio, Pennsylvania and Virginia – shows solid majorities believe the Affordable Care Act is here to stay (64 percent) […]

The Half Sheet: In Rural Areas, Health Care Is at Risk

The 400,000 low-income, uninsured Virginians aren’t the only ones struggling to get by because state lawmakers haven’t closed the coverage gap. At least half of rural hospitals, and maybe more than that, were in the red last year, according to the Virginia Hospital and Health Care association and confirmed by PolitiFact Virginia. With so many […]

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 […]