medicaid expansion

Medicaid expansion in Virginia set to begin in the new year. (Dreamstime)
(Dreamstime)
January 02, 2019 - 11:44 am
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - Thousands of uninsured, low-income Virginians will have new health care coverage starting in the new year. Virginia is joining more than 30 states that have expanded Medicaid, a key part of former President Barack Obama's health care overhaul. The state's Medicaid office has...
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December 19, 2018 - 2:38 pm
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — More than 182,000 Virginians have enrolled in new health coverage that begins in the new year. Gov. Ralph Northam announced the enrollment in the new coverage under Medicaid expansion on Wednesday. The coverage is available to 19- to 64-year-olds who are not eligible for...
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(Matt Demlein, WRVA)
May 30, 2018 - 8:48 pm
Virginia House of Delegates Speaker Kirk Cox (R-Colonial Heights) issued the following statement Wednesday after the House of Delegates voted to accept the Senate amendments to House Bills 5001 and 5002, passing the state budget. The budget bills will now go directly to Governor Ralph Northam for...
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(Matt Demlein, WRVA)
May 30, 2018 - 3:22 am
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia lawmakers are set to end a budget stalemate and pass Medicaid expansion. Both chambers of the Republican-controlled General Assembly are scheduled to meet Wednesday to take up a state budget plan that expands the publicly funded health care program for the poor. About...
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(Matt Demlein, WRVA)
May 22, 2018 - 8:16 am
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Top Republican lawmakers in Virginia are unveiling a new budget proposal that will expand Medicaid, give state workers raises and boost the state's rainy-day fund.Sen. Emmett Hanger and Republican Del. Chris Jones unveiled their plan Monday. The plan will face its first big...
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