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Advocacy Letter CAG December 1, 2022
Letter to Congressional Leadership in Support of the MAT (Mainstreaming Addiction Treatment) Act
WV CAG joined nearly 200 state and national organizations to urge Congress to pass the MAT (Mainstreaming Addiction Treatment) Act by the end of the year. If passed, the MAT Act would prevent overdoses, increase access to treatment, and reduce stigma by removing federal rules that prevent healthcare providers from prescribing a lifesaving medication for opioid use disorder. More
Issues: Health CareHealthcare
Action Alert CAG November 19, 2022
Push NOW to Pass the MAT Act!
Help everyone take this win home for our people by completing two action portals to contact members of Congress linked here. More
Issues: Health CareHealthcare
Citizen Action Group Blog CAG November 14, 2022
HEALTH CARE ADVOCATES RISK ARREST TO TAKEOVER ELEVANCE HEALTH HQ & DEMAND CARE
Elevance Denies Medically Necessary Care; Profited $2.3 Billion in Grotesque Q3 Earnings Report More
Issues: Health CareHealthcare
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: Health CareHealthcareInequalityPrescription 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: Health CareHealthcareInequality
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: Health CareHealthcare
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: Health CareHealthcareInequalityPrescription Drug Prices
Action Alert Eve Marcum-Atkinson September 28, 2022
Wood County Candidate Forum on Health Care – Oct. 4th, 6PM
You are cordially invited to attend and participate in our Virtual Candidate Forum for the Wood County region, on the topic of Health Care, on Tuesday, Oct. 4th, from 6-7:30 PM. More
Issues: Health CareHealthcareVotingVoting Rights
Press Release Eve Marcum-Atkinson September 16, 2022
MEDIA ADVISORY: WV groups to host webinar on lowering drug costs now by cracking down on Pharmacy Benefit Managers – Sept. 22nd at 7PM
A group of West Virginia organizations and groups will be hosting an educational webinar on September 22nd at 7PM, centered around how we can lower prescription drug costs now by cracking down on Pharmacy Benefit Managers (PBMs). The press and public are invited to attend. More
Issues: Health CareHealthcareMedicaidMedicarePrescription Drug Prices
Press Release Gary Zuckett August 26, 2022
PRESS RELEASE: WV Groups Host Webinar on How We Can Make Meds Affordable NOW
On Thursday, August 25th, a group of West Virginia organizations hosted an educational webinar on August 25th at 7PM, centered around how we can make medications more affordable to everyone, without waiting on Congress to act, while helping to break pharmaceutical monopolies in the process. More
Issues: Health CareHealthcarePrescription Drug Prices
Press Release Gary Zuckett July 31, 2022
PRESS RELEASE: Healthcare Reforms and Prescription Drug Pricing Take Center Stage at Medicare/Medicaid Anniversary Celebration
coalition of West Virginia groups and healthcare advocates hosted a press conference this past Saturday centered around the 57th birthday of Medicare and Medicaid, with healthcare and prescription drug pricing reforms taking center stage. More
Issues: Health CareHealth InsuranceHealthcareMedicaidMedicarePrescription Drug PricesPrivatization
Action Alert Eve Marcum-Atkinson July 22, 2022
We Need Your WV Health Care Stories!
High prescription drug costs making it hard to be well and pay your bills? Are you struggling to keep your Medicaid and work? Please, consider sharing your WV Health Care Story. Decisionmakers won't know our struggles unless we tell them. More
Issues: Health CareHealthcareMedicaidMedicarePrescription Drug Prices
Newsletter article Eve Marcum-Atkinson July 21, 2022
Take Action on Healthcare
Make Meds Affordable campaign, breaking pharmaceutical and patent monopolies, collecting health care stories, insulin copay caps, Medicare drug price negotiations, and more! More
Issues: Health CareHealthcareMedicaidMedicare
Newsletter article Eve Marcum-Atkinson July 21, 2022
Medicare/Medicaid Birthday Celebration & Press Event – July 30th at noon
Join us on Saturday, July 30th at noon outside the Cabin Creek Health Systems’ Kanawha City Health Center, located at 4602 MacCorkle Ave SE, Charleston, WV, for a celebration and press event centered around the 57th birthday of Medicare and Medicaid. More
Issues: Health CareHealthcareMedicaidMedicare
Action Alert CAG July 11, 2022
Stop Skyrocketing Premium Hikes!
West Virginians who buy their own health insurance could see their premiums automatically skyrocket in 2023 if Congress doesn't act soon. We need you to call Senator Manchin and ask him to vote to protect West Virginians from these automatic premium jumps. Take action here. More
Issues: ACAHealth CareHealthcareInequality
Action Alert Julie Archer July 7, 2022
We Dissent: Let’s Turn Our Outrage Into Action
We must keep fighting until every person, no matter where we live, how much money we make, or what we look like, has the freedom to make our own decisions about our lives and futures. Join us and our friends at Planned Parenthood South Atlantic, ACLU of WV, Women's Health Center, and WV FREE for a day of dissent on the steps of the WV State Capitol this Saturday, July 9th. More
Issues: AbortionFair CourtsHealthcare
Newsletter article   June 24, 2022
Candidate Forums and Medicaid Summit News
Healthcare for All WV is revving up for our 2022 Candidate Forums! We are also preparing to present at the 2002 Medicaid Summit in September. More
Issues: Health CareHealth InsuranceHealthcareMedicaidMedicare
Newsletter article   May 25, 2022
Health Care and the People’s Action Summit
It was powerful to hear how people from all over the country are working towards justice. I was particularly moved by the personal stories of people who got involved in this work... More
Issues: Health CareHealth InsuranceHealthcareMedicaidMedicare
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 February 14, 2022
Medicaid Helped Her Get Back To Work – a WV Health Care Story
After gaining assistance, seeking medical treatment, and getting back on her necessary medications, Cassandra was able to get back to work, finding new employment with not just one job, but two! More
Issues: Health CareHealthcareJobsMedicaid
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