Health Care

Implementing Health Reform, Protecting Access, Ensuring Affordability

The Commonwealth Institute analyzes the health care policies of the Commonwealth with a particular interest in how those policies impact the health security of low and moderate income people. Reports and analyses from the current year are posted below, including a growing body of research on the impact of the Affordable Care Act on Virginia. Work from prior years can be found in the Archive or by using the Topics at right.

budget_side_2017_v7-1 February 23, 2017 Key proposed changes to the enacted budget, Ch. 780 click image for pdf House and Senate budget negotiators released their conference budget on February 22 for floor consideration by the General Assembly. Click here or on the image at left for our summary of certain key changes in the conference report, Senate budget, House budget, and governor’s budget compared to the Chapter 780 (Acts of Assembly 2016) version of the 2016-2018 (fiscal years 2017 and 2018) budget.
Recent Health Care Reports
The governor’s proposed changes to the 2016-2017 budget
February 23, 2017
Health Care Sector’s Challenges, Untapped Potential for Virginia’s Economy
November 3, 2016
African-American and Immigrant Communities Share Challenges, Policy Solutions
May 24, 2016
Comparing the Senate, House, and conference proposals to the FY16 budget
March 10, 2016
Latest District-by-District Analysis Shows Potential Coverage
January 19, 2016
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Recent Health Care News
Daily Progress
April 10, 2016
Alexandria Gazette
March 31, 2016
Richmond Times Dispatch
March 21, 2016
Public News Service
March 14, 2016
Winchester Star
February 23, 2016
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