Advocacy Resources



Example Letters-to-the-EditorThese letters to the editor and op-eds capture the myriad reasons Virginia must close the coverage without further delay.

Write a Letter-to-the-EditorBy not closing the gap, every month Virginia loses an average of $142 million in federal funding. Since 2014, the Commonwealth has forfeited over $10 billion in federal funds, which could have been used to help uninsured adults, hospitals, and businesses. Most states have expanded their Medicaid programs. While Virginians suffer without coverage, 31 states and the District of Columbia are providing health insurance to uninsured adults. Those states are seeing significant health and financial benefits. We want to share these messages throughout the commonwealth – and we need your help.

In the News — This section features a weekly round-up of news stories, articles, op-eds, and editorials that mention the work of HAV and its members.