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 8, 2017 Comparing the governor’s and money committee amendments to the 2016-2018 enacted budget Click image for pdf The House Appropriations and Senate Finance committees released their proposed changes to the 2016-2018 budget (FYs ’17 and ’18) on Sunday, February 5, 2017. Click here or on the image at left for our summary level assessment of certain key changes and other noteworthy information proposed by the money committees and governor compared to the Chapter 780 version of the FY17 and FY18 budget — the enacted budget — which was passed in Spring 2016.
Recent Health Care Reports
The governor’s proposed changes to the 2016-2017 budget
February 8, 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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