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.
Recent Health Care Reports
March 28, 2017
March 9, 2017
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
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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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