Category Archives: Health Care

Conservatives – and President Trump – win with Virginia House health-care plan

Virginia conservatives – and the Trump Administration – should embrace the health-care plan rolled out this week by House of Delegates Speaker Kirk Cox (R-Colonial Heights) in the House budget.  The House budget includes a plan to bring billions in taxpayer dollars back to Virginia to help uninsured Virginians get … Continue reading

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Say No to Medicaid Expansion

The Virginia House of Delegates has unveiled their budget which includes Medicaid Expansion. On behalf of 100,000 activists, we are shocked and dismayed with this proposal. The inclusion of Medicaid Expansion in this budget proposal is both fiscally and morally … Continue reading

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Virginia’s Hospitals’ Financial Strength Improves

A new study by the Thomas Jefferson Institute for Public Policy shows that the overall finances of Virginia hospitals have substantially improved between the numbers published in 2016 (for FY 2015) and those in December 2017 (for FY 2016). The … Continue reading

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The Doctor Is In…. And He Wants to Expand Medicaid

With a near 50/50 balance of power between Republicans and Democrats in the General Assembly, Governor-elect Ralph Northam will be in a much better position than his predecessor Terry McAuliffe to enact Democratic priorities. And what are those priorities? As … Continue reading

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Reform Healthcare Here in Virginia

The Thomas Jefferson Institute for Public Policy recently released a Handbook on Healthcare Reform, a collection of 17 essays by practitioners and public policy specialists offering reforms for healthcare in Virginia (here). The essays focus on several issues, including three … Continue reading

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