Healthcare

Virginia autism bill removes age limit for private insurance coverage

In a move that will help tens of thousands of Virginia families, Gov. Ralph Northam signed legislation Tuesday that massively expands insurance coverage...

Industry group forms to push for cannabis commercialization

As public support for the decriminalization and legalization of cannabis grows in Virginia and across the country, an industry group has been...

More than 272,500 Virginians have signed up for Medicaid this year

More than 272,500 Virginians have already enrolled in Medicaid since enrollment for the state’s Medicaid expansion began on January 1, 2019.

As drug costs soar, 177 healthcare CEOs earn $2.6 billion

While every day Virginians continue to pay more for their prescription drugs, the chief executives of 177 healthcare companies collectively earned more...

Republican Del. Bob Thomas wants to completely ban abortion

Despite Republicans' insistence that they won’t be eliminating abortion rights in Virginia, Del. Bob Thomas (R-Stafford), admitted that his party’s real goal...

Federal judge backtracks on “landmark” abortion ruling

In a startling twist of events, U.S. District Judge Henry E. Hudson canceled his own decision to strike down a Virginia law...

Meet the women trying to flip rural Virginia blue

While some Democrats might write off western Virginia as being too red to win, four women are trying to prove them wrong.

Virginia sues 20 drug makers over conspiracy to fix drug prices

Joining a bipartisan coalition of 44 states, Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring has filed a lawsuit against Teva Pharmaceuticals and 19 of...

Federal judge strikes down abortion restriction in Virginia

In a victory for the abortion rights movement, a federal judge in Richmond ruled on Monday that requiring a doctor to perform...

Asthma patients benefit from ACA and Medicaid expansion

In commemoration of World Asthma Day, we’re taking a look at the state of asthma care in Virginia. One...

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