Healthcare

White House issues executive order to battle healthcare costs, but still wants to repeal ACA

The White House issued an executive order on Monday that aims to force insurance companies, doctors and hospitals to give patients more...

Virginia “work requirements” for Medicaid threaten thousands of enrollees

Twenty-one thousand, six hundred low-income Virginians will lose their health insurance when the state implements a Republican-backed rule mandating that Medicaid enrollees...

How the “mother of states” treats women

Women make up 51% of the population in Virginia, but only 26.4% of the General Assembly. With that disparity in mind, we decided to take a look at how the laws passed (or not passed) by a predominantly-male, Republican-led General Assembly have affected women in Virginia.

State Sen. Dunnavant backed health plans that don’t take anyone with pre-existing conditions

Virginia State Sen. Siobhan Dunnavant is always willing to undo regulations for big corporations, a trait that plays well among her conservative...

Trump administration could make it harder for Virginians to qualify for Medicaid, SNAP

Tens of thousands of Virginians could lose access to their healthcare and food assistance programs if the Trump administration goes through with...

What Sen. Siobhan Dunnavant’s opposition to Medicaid expansion means

Virginia’s historic Medicaid expansion caused headaches for the handful of Republicans who voted for it during this year's primaries. But what does...

Planned Parenthood launches advocacy group to protect abortion rights in Virginia

Planned Parenthood is launching a regional political advocacy group to protect abortion rights in Virginia, Maryland and Washington D.C.

ICYMI: Glen Sturtevant voted to let insurance companies sell plans that don’t cover pre-existing conditions

More than 3.4 million Virginians live with a pre-existing condition, but State Sen. Glen Sturtevant (R-Midlothian) and his fellow Republicans voted this...

Over 180 CEOs speak out against recent abortion bans, but none from Virginia

More than 180 CEOs, including leaders from H&M, Yelp, Warby Parker, and Bloomberg LP published a letter in a full-page ad in...

Health officials warn of possible exposure to measles in NoVA

If you were at Terminal A in Dulles International Airport on Sunday June 2 between 5:30 and 8:30 p.m., you might have...

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