Posts Tagged Health Care

State Officials Are Touring Virginia in Hopes of Cutting Down on Maternal Mortality Rates

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Virginia government officials are on the road this fall, listening to the concerns of women across Virginia about delivering babies. It’s an effort aimed at curing the crisis in maternal mortality for African-American women. Michael Pope reports.

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Group That Represents Home Healthcare Workers Donates 300k to Female Candidates of Color

Screen+Shot+2018-08-30+at+1.17.10+PMA national group that represents home healthcare workers has jumped into politics, and one of their first investments is here in Virginia. Mallory Noe-Payne reports.

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Could A Public Option Health Plan Hurt Rural Hospitals in Virginia?

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Democrats are divided about how much of America’s health insurance should be run by the government. That’s leaving some industry groups worried about the future of Virginia’s rural hospitals. Michael Pope reports.

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Tim Kaine’s Health Care Plan: Reinsurance

 

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Sen. Tim Kaine, D-Va. arrives on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, July 18, 2017.
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In Washington, leaders in both parties are at odds over how to move forward on health care. One senator who is trying to seize the moment is Democrat Tim Kaine, who says he has a plan to move forward. Michael Pope has the story.

 

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Health Insurance Premiums on the Rise in Virginia

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If you purchase health care in Virginia through the Obamacare marketplace, you might want to budget out a bit more in monthly payments this year. As Mallory Noe-Payne reports, premiums are on the rise — and quickly.

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