Posts by Eve Marcum-Atkinson

Eve Marcum-Atkinson

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Action Alert Eve Marcum-Atkinson October 25, 2023
An URGENT Call for Aetna Claim Denial Stories
We have an URGENT need for health care stories about the Medicaid insurer Aetna Better Health of WV and what happens to people when their Doctor prescribed care has been denied. Help us fight denials on their behalf by bringing to light their struggles, making it public, and presenting these cases to Aetna. PLEASE SHARE YOUR STORY. More
Issues: Health InsuranceHealthcareMedicaid
Newsletter article Eve Marcum-Atkinson October 24, 2023
WV CAG and Allies Urge Advancement of March-in-Rights to Lower Drug Costs
WV CAG and allies wrote to Health and Human Services Secretary Xavier Becerra and Commerce Secretary Gina Raimondo, urging them to advance the interagency review of march-in rights without delay. I can’t help but think that we might have helped in nudging the HHS and President Biden in the right direction. More
Issues: Prescription Drug Prices
Newsletter article Eve Marcum-Atkinson October 24, 2023
Medicare Drug Price Negotiations & the First 10 Named Drugs
For my father, and for millions across our nation, skipping medications is a life threatening way to make it to the end of the month. In the richest country in the world, That Ain’t Right! We can do better. Fortunately, we're making progress, but the fight for making medications affordable for all continues. More
Issues: MedicarePrescription Drug Prices
Action AlertPress Release Eve Marcum-Atkinson July 28, 2023
MEDIA ADVISORY: Join Healthcare For All WV at 9th St. Live TONIGHT!
Celebrate the 58th Anniversary of Medicare and Medicaid, unite for better healthcare, and share your healthcare story with us in Huntington, WV TONIGHT from 6-9PM! More
Issues: HealthcareMedicaidMedicare
Press Release Eve Marcum-Atkinson July 27, 2023
PRESS RELEASE: Medicare Patients Count Down to Lower Drug Costs As 58th Anniversary Approaches
Today, WV Citizen Action Group joins with patients, doctors and grassroots advocates around the nation for a “Countdown to Lower Drug Prices” day of action to celebrate lowering drug prices in Medicare as the program marks its 58th year.  More
Issues: HealthcareMedicaidMedicarePrescription Drug Prices
Citizen Action Group Blog Eve Marcum-Atkinson July 17, 2023
Blog: My letter to Representative Miller’s Office on Healthcare in WV
Dear Emily, Thank you so much for meeting with our Healthcare For All West Virginia team on Tuesday, June 27th... Most especially, thank you for listening to our concerns as fellow West Virginians passionate about healthcare issues and relaying them to Representative Miller. More
Issues: Health InsuranceHealthcareMedicaidMedicare
Action Alert Eve Marcum-Atkinson February 20, 2023
Tell Congress: Crack Down on Profiteering in Medicare Advantage!
We believe that everyone should have access to the healthcare they need and people should come before profits. That's why we are fighting for Medicare for All. To get there, we need to stop the expansion of privatized Medicare called Medicare Advantage, which makes healthcare more expensive for everyone while increasing corporate profit. More
Issues: HealthcareMedicare
West Virginians for Affordable Health Care
Action Alert Eve Marcum-Atkinson January 27, 2023
Tell WV Legislators to SUPPORT HB 2430! Lower health care costs for insured WV diabetics!
Last year, a bill came within minutes of passing that would lower healthcare costs for insured WV diabetics. The bill is back with a new number: HB 2430. This bill is a matter of life and death for many West Virginians. Let's get it passed! Tell WV legislators West Virginia's insured diabetics need this bill. More
Issues: HealthcarePrescription Drug Prices
Action Alert Eve Marcum-Atkinson January 19, 2023
Deltas Building Democracy: Food & Health – BPD Learning & Action Webinar Series, Jan 24th
The Black Voters Impact Initiative is inviting you to attend the “Deltas Building Democracy” through BPD learning and action webinars, hosted Tuesdays in January at 7pm. More
Issues: Civil RightsDemocracy
Citizen Action Group Blog Eve Marcum-Atkinson January 12, 2023
NAACP and others deliver an address on the “State of WV Children and Families”
In response to the Governor's State of the State address, groups gathered at the capitol to speak on the budget, and how the status quo is hurting WV children and families. More
Issues: Budget PrioritiesFair taxationInequalityKids and familiesPovertyWV Legislature
Action Alert Eve Marcum-Atkinson January 7, 2023
Ohio River Discussion Series: Harmful Algal Blooms & PFAS – Jan 11th, 12PM
Register for the Ohio River Basin Research webinar on Harmful Algal Blooms & PFAS. More
Issues: PollutionWater
Action Alert Eve Marcum-Atkinson January 2, 2023
Contact your Senator – Stop PBM’s from raising drug prices! Support the PBM Transparency Act!
Tell Congress to Pass the Pharmacy Benefit Managers Transparency Act. Protect us from high prescription drug prices and deceptive practices! More
Issues: Prescription Drug Prices
Newsletter Eve Marcum-Atkinson December 27, 2022
Capital Eye Vol. 15 No. 16: Looking Ahead to 2023!
Our December Newsletter is ready, and it’s in PRINT! Also, check out Gary's year-end note to all. More
Issues: NewsletterWV Legislature
Action Alert Eve Marcum-Atkinson December 1, 2022
Using the Lown Institute Hospitals Index to Hold Hospital Accountable to Communities 
Community Catalyst is excited to engage with the Lown Institute researchers about how they can use the index in their work to improve how hospitals serve the communities that rely on them. More
Action Alert Eve Marcum-Atkinson October 31, 2022
Early Voting Rally: A Stroll to the Polls in Huntington, WV – Nov. 5th, 11AM
Help encourage the community to take advantage of Cabell County's last Early Voting Day! Free parking across from the courthouse. A short stroll to the polls in safe groups will also be available. More
Issues: Voting
Action Alert Eve Marcum-Atkinson October 24, 2022
Health Care, Candidates, and Taking Action
WVCAG and our partners have been hard at work over the last few months on a myriad of health care projects, including video interviews, educational webinars, an action in DC, and four candidate forums! More
Issues: HealthcareInequalityPrescription Drug Prices
Action Alert Eve Marcum-Atkinson October 13, 2022
Kanawha County Candidate Forum on Health Care and Health Equity – Oct. 18th, 6PM
You are cordially invited to attend and participate in our Social Determinants of Health and Health Equity Candidate Forum for the Kanawha County region, on Tuesday, Oct. 18th, from 5-8:30 PM. More
Issues: HealthcareInequality
Action Alert Eve Marcum-Atkinson October 5, 2022
Women’s Wave
Join us at the Capitol to hold signs and rally together for Reproductive Rights! More
Action Alert Eve Marcum-Atkinson October 5, 2022
Monongalia County Candidate Forum on Health Care – Oct. 11th, 6PM
You are cordially invited to attend and participate in our Virtual Candidate Forum for the Monongalia County region, on the topic of Health Care, on Tuesday, Oct. 11th, from 6-7:30 PM. More
Issues: Healthcare
Press Release Eve Marcum-Atkinson October 4, 2022
MEDIA ADVISORY: Advocates to Converge in DC to Call for Executive Action on Drug Prices from HHS Sec. Becerra
Advocates from across the nation, including from West Virginia, will converge outside of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) building at 12:00 p.m. ET on Thursday, Oct. 6 to remind Secretary Xavier Becerra that he has the power to help lower drug prices for Americans right now More
Issues: HealthcareInequalityPrescription Drug Prices
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