Medicaid Expansion

Beginning next year, hundreds of thousands of Virginians who can’t afford health insurance will have a new option: Medicaid. That’s because state lawmakers expanded the program this year. One of the top concerns for the state agency that runs Medicaid is outreach.

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Hundreds of thousands of people in Virginia are about to gain access to health insurance through Medicaid. But will they be able to find doctors?

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When black women give birth in Virginia, they are far more likely to die as a result of the pregnancy than white women.

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Democrats are still celebrating their huge victory in expanding Medicaid, a goal they’ve sought for years and only accomplished after last year’s wave election. What comes next?

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There was a sense of celebration Thursday at the Capitol in Richmond as the Governor signed a new two-year budget that includes Medicaid expansion.