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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 Eve Marcum-Atkinson June 24, 2022
Help Amplify our Key Health Care Campaigns for 2022
West Virginia Citizen Action has been a part of the fight for Health Care for All for decades... and, in 2022, we will definitely need your help to make health care policy and legislation a priority for our elected officials. More
Issues: Health CareHealth InsuranceMedicaidMedicare
Newsletter article Eve Marcum-Atkinson May 25, 2022
Share Your Voice and Fight for Affordable Health Care
Fighting against Medicare Privatization, making meds affordable, fighting to continue the ACA and Medicaid subsidies so that people don't lose their coverage, and telling our state legislators we want a Medicaid Buy-in and caps on diabetic supply costs is all part of my 2022 to-do list. Will you join me? More
Issues: ACAHealth CareHealth InsuranceMedicaidMedicarePrescription Drug PricesPrivatization
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 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
Newsletter article Gary Zuckett March 23, 2022
Life After Session
Out of the 2,216 bills introduced during the 2022 legislative session, only 239 survived. Lots of really bad bills died, along with most of the good ones. Not an uplifting appraisal but... it could have been much worse. More
Issues: Aboveground tanksBudget prioritiesCensorshipDiabetesFair taxationHealth CareKids and familiesMedicaidOil and GasRacial JusticeUnemployment benefitsVaccinesVoting Rightswater qualityWorker's SafetyWV Legislature
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 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
Newsletter article Gary Zuckett February 14, 2022
Downslope to March 12th
Watching the Winter Olympics on TV reminds me of the concept I have of the flow of the legislative session. Imagine it like a snowball that gets started rolling down the mountain and, as it goes on and on, it picks up more and more snow...gettng faster and faster. More
Issues: Budget prioritiesFair taxationHealth CareInequalityKids and familiesMedicaidTaxesUnemployment benefitsWorkersWV Legislature
Action Alert Eve Marcum-Atkinson February 9, 2022
Press conference on HB 3001 “Medicaid Buy-in” bill: Feb 10th at 10AM
Thursday at 10:00 am, the Health Care for All WV coalition will be having a press conference from the Capitol. Please join us virtually, or if you would like to attend in-person, contact us...  More
Issues: Health CareInequalityMedicaid
Newsletter article   February 7, 2022
Health Care Bills to Keep An Eye On
Health Care for All WV and our partners are eagerly watching a couple of really important bills this legislative session: HB 4252 and HB 3001. More
Issues: DiabetesHealth CareMedicaid
Newsletter article Eve Marcum-Atkinson January 24, 2022
Health Care for All WV Update
The Health Care for All WV coalition is continuing the fight for all West Virginians to have access to affordable health care. This year's 2022 Health Care Legislative Agenda.. More
Issues: ACADiabetesHealth CareHealthcareMedicaidTraining
Newsletter article Julie Archer January 24, 2022
Legislative Forecast: Week 2
As we head into the second full week of the 2022 legislative session, I’m going to provide a quick status update on these issues, hopefully without duplicating too much of what Gary has already covered.  More
Issues: DemocracyDiscriminationFair CourtsFair RepresentationHealth CareHealthcareMedicaidRacial JusticeReproductive JusticeVoting RightsWaterwater quality
Action Alert Eve Marcum-Atkinson August 11, 2021
HUNTINGTON, WV: Health Insurance Enrollment Event – Aug 14th 8AM-1PM
On Saturday, August 14th, from 8am-1pm, representatives will be available for free, in-person ACA health insurance enrollment help at the Wild Ramp Farmer’s Market, 555 14th St W, Huntington, WV 25704. More
Issues: ACAHealth CareHealthcareMedicaidMedicare
Newsletter article Eve Marcum-Atkinson July 23, 2021
Medicare/Medicaid Rally & ACA Enrollment Events
July 30th will be the 56th anniversary of the passage of both Medicare and Medicaid. And West Virginians have until August 15, 2021, to enroll in the ACA. More
Issues: ACAHealth CareHealthcareMedicaidMedicare
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