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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
Action Alert Eve Marcum-Atkinson September 12, 2022
2022 Medicaid Summit – Sept. 19th & 20th
You are cordially invited to the 2022 Medicaid Summit, hosted by West Virginians for Affordable Health Care, September 19-20, from 8:30am-Noon. More
Issues: Medicaid
Press Release Gary Zuckett August 8, 2022
PRESS RELEASE: Senate Democrats Pass Manchin’s Inflation Reduction Act To Lower Drug Prices, Make Health Care & Energy Costs More Affordable, and Deal with Climate Change
Following the U.S. Senate’s passage of the Inflation Reduction Act, a bill set to enact historic drug pricing reform, lower energy costs and reduce the national deficit, Gary Zuckett, Executive Director of WV Citizen Action Group released the following statement: More
Issues: Climate ChangeDeficitFair taxationHealth CareInflationMedicaidMedicarePrescription 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
Medicare/Medicaid Birthday Celebration, July 30th
Join us noon Saturday, July 30th at the Kanawha City Health Center, located at 4602 MacCorkle Ave SE in Charleston, WV, for a celebration/press event centered around the 57th birthday of Medicare and Medicaid. More
Issues: Health CareMedicaidMedicare
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
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
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