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.

March 28, 2017 Virginians across the commonwealth would get access to quality, affordable health insurance if state lawmakers close the coverage gap by expanding Medicaid. The tables below show the number in each legislative district by Senate, House, and by Locality. SENATE Table 1. People Who Could Gain Coverage Through Closing the Coverage Gap by Senate District Senators District Eligible to Gain Coverage Localities in Senators’ Districts Barker, George L.