Posts Tagged Virginia Healthcare

One in seven eligible adults have already accessed newly expanded Medicaid dental care

It’s been a little over six months since Virginians with Medicaid also began receiving dental insurance. Virginia’s Department of Medical Assistance Services estimates that in that time more than 100,000 people have gotten dental care.

As Mallory Noe-Payne reports, the next hurdle is getting more dentists to accept Medicaid. 


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Tackling the Growing Demand for Psychiatric Services in Virginia’s Hospitals


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Across Virginia there’s been an uptick in psychiatric admissions to hospitals, to the point where beds are filling up. Thursday a group from the Virginia Hospital and Healthcare Association rolled out some ideas on what can be done. Mallory Noe-Payne reports.

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