Posts Tagged Special Session

Medicaid Isn’t the Only Funding Debate Left in Richmond

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Lawmakers are back in Richmond this week, still trying to hammer out a deal to finalize the budget. Although most of the attention has been focused on expanding health insurance to poor people, that’s not the only funding debate still playing out. Michael Pope has details.

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An Answer on Medicaid Could Still be Weeks Away

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The gallery of Virginia’s State Senate was filled with supporters of Medicaid expansion Wednesday as lawmaker gaveled in for a special session.

State legislators will be working on the budget, as well as deciding whether to expand health insurance to the poor. The final decision on could still be weeks away, but advocates still made an effort to have their voices heard.

Mallory Noe-Payne reports.

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How Has Medicaid Expansion Impacted Other States?

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As Virginia considers expanding Medicaid this week, many people are looking to the experience of other states. Have any of the 33 states that expanded health insurance for the poor and the disabled come to regret the decision? Michael Pope looks for answers.

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