Tag: Health Insurance

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Newsletter article Eve Marcum-Atkinson March 23, 2022
ACA: Happy 12th Birthday!
Twelve years ago, March 23, 2010, the Affordable Care Act was passed. Since then, many of us have been working hard to defend it. More
Issues: ACADiabetesHealth CareHealth InsuranceInequalityMedicaidMedicarePrescription Drug Prices
Newsletter article   March 23, 2022
Health Care Bills Gaining Momentum – Let’s Keep It Going!
In 2019, Delegate Barbara Fleischauer took a group of West Virginians on a bus to Canada to buy insulin. This trip was followed by the introduction of the first Insulin Affordability Bill in 2020... More
Issues: DiabetesHealth CareHealth InsuranceMedicaid
Action Alert Eve Marcum-Atkinson March 9, 2022
URGENT: Tell Our Senators to Pass HB 4252 – we’re in the final stretch!
HB 4252 has officially passed out of the Senate Finance Committee! THANK YOU all for your action. Now we need the Senate to pass it before the session ends! Make those calls and emails again! More
Issues: DiabetesHealth CareHealth InsuranceMedicaid
Action Alert   March 8, 2022
URGENT- TODAY! Diabetes copay caps bill HB 4252
PLEASE call Senate President Craig Blair (R-Berkeley-15) TODAY to express support for HB 4252! More
Issues: DiabetesHealth CareHealth InsuranceMedicaid
Newsletter article Eve Marcum-Atkinson February 28, 2022
Medicaid Helped Her Work and From Falling Through the Cracks
Working from home during COVID gave her the ability to both do her job while working around her many health challenges, and care for Micah, her adult special needs daughter. As someone with disabilities, Priscilla was able to keep her Medicaid while working full-time through a program called M-WIN. More
Issues: DisabilitiesHealth CareHealth InsuranceMedicaid
Newsletter article   February 21, 2022
Health Care Eye on the Capitol
Last week, a family member asked me to stop by the pharmacy and get the new medication their doctor prescribed for their Type 2 diabetes. I was surprised that it was $55 after insurance... More
Issues: DiabetesHealth CareHealth InsuranceMedicaid
Newsletter article Eve Marcum-Atkinson February 21, 2022
Jo’s Fight for Coverage During COVID
During the pandemic, "Jo" had to take unpaid leave from her job of 15 years, and lost her health insurance, in an effort to protect her family. She later found she qualified for Medicaid and discovered she could get services she couldn't afford with employer-based insurance. More
Issues: Health CareHealth InsuranceHealthcareMedicaid
Newsletter article Eve Marcum-Atkinson December 14, 2021
I was dead in a helicopter – A WV Health Care Story
“I was dead in a helicopter,” said Alan Brown. He’d had COVID-19 in January of 2021, and it was miserable but manageable. He felt lucky. Then, a few weeks later, he was in the ER. More
Issues: Covid-19Health CareHealth Insurance