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Expanding Medicaid is Financially Risky

Virginia, like many other states, is already stretched in providing care to those who currently depend on the program. States should stay focused on improving the care and services for those already on the program rather than taking on new responsibilities.

Alternative Medicaid Options

Alternative Medicaid Options

Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHCs)  Approximately 1 in 6 rural residents are served by the Health Center Program, according to the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) Bureau of Primary Health Care (BPHC). Health centers provide a comprehensive...

Expansion is Fueling the Opioid Epidemic

Expansion is Fueling the Opioid Epidemic

Chairman Johnson Releases Report on How Medicaid Has Helped to Fuel the Opioid Epidemic WASHINGTON — U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson (R-Wis.), chairman of the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee, released a report Wednesday, “Drugs for Dollars: How...

Speaker Howell Op-Ed on Medicaid Expansion

Speaker Howell Op-Ed on Medicaid Expansion

Originally published in The Free-Lance Star: January 5, 2014 As the General Assembly prepares to convene for the 2014 session, lawmakers continue to debate the future of Medicaid expansion in Virginia. As I have said many times before, Medicaid should not be expanded...

Medicaid

Medicaid

Expanding Medicaid is Financially Risky Virginia, like many other states, is already stretched in providing care to those who currently depend on the program. States should stay focused on improving the care and services for those already on the program rather than...

Financially Risky for the Commonwealth

Financially Risky for the Commonwealth

MEMBERS of the Virginia General Assembly return to Richmond today for a special session in an attempt to do what they failed to do during their regular 60-day session: pass a biennial state budget. Then and now, the main sticking point is Medicaid...

Hear what Leaders in the House are Saying about Expansion