Virginians Need Medicaid Expansion

Jill Hanken, VPLC’s Director of Healthy Communities, letter to the editor was featured as the Correspondent of the Day, Tuesday, March 7, 2017, in the Richmond Times-Dispatch. Unfortunately, we were unable to find a link on their website to the letter.  Therefore below is a scan of Jill’s letter, explaining how Medicaid expansion could assist thousands […]

For Many, an Issue of Life or Death

 “This is a fight we must win” said VPLC Health Law Attorney Jill Hanken at a rally on Sunday, January 15th at the state Capitol grounds bell tower. Senator Tim Kaine organized the event where Jill was one of more than 700 people rallying for the Affordable Care Act (ACA a.k.a. Obamacare)) and the rights of all Americans to have access to quality and […]

Why does VPLC work so hard on health insurance issues?

Why does VPLC work so hard on health insurance issues?   For the third year in a row, VPLC and our many allies tried but failed to get Virginia to close the health insurance coverage gap .  Why do we keep working so hard on this?  Take a look at this video and then try […]

Health Care Insurance Enrollments Tops 100,000 in Virginia

By Michael Martz, Richmond Times-Dispatch With one month to go, Virginia already has passed the federal target for enrollment in health plans in the new insurance marketplace created under the Affordable Care Act. Almost 103,000 Virginians have enrolled in health plans through the marketplace operated by the federal government, or 101.2 percent of the target […]

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