Affordable Care Act is Helping West Virginians

Dr. Stephen Parente makes some good points in his Dec. 31, 2015 commentary on West Virginia’s Affordable Care Act future published in the Daily Mail Opinion page. But he misstates or he misses many other points.

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More than 165,000 West Virginians have gained coverage since January 2014 because of the Medicaid expansion.

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In the News

Stakeholders Praise ACA Gains Two Weeks From Enrollment Deadline

by Lydia Nuzum, Health Reporter

Marcia Meeks fields dozens of calls every day from people trying to enroll in health insurance. But when one woman called about her dying husband, Meeks saw firsthand the tragedy a lack of health coverage can bring.

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Health Advocates Promote 2016 Health Insurance Deadline

CHARLESTON, W.Va (WTAP): 2016 is well underway, but it’s not too late to enroll in health insurance.

On Tuesday, health advocates met in Charleston to highlight the benefits of the Affordable Care Act, and the importance of staying insured.

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Terri Giles: Affordable Care Act is Helping West Virginians

Dr. Stephen Parente makes some good points in his Dec. 31, 2015 commentary on West Virginia’s Affordable Care Act future published in the Daily Mail Opinion page. But he misstates or he misses many other points.

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25 W.Va. Hospitals See $265 Million Drop In Uncompensated Care

by Lydia Nuzum, Health Reporter

More than two dozen West Virginia hospitals saved more than $265 million last year through reductions in uncompensated care from 2013 to 2014, according to data from the West Virginia Health Care Authority compiled by West Virginians for Affordable Health Care.

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West Virginians for Affordable Health Care is a tax-exempt, non-profit, nonpartisan organization dedicated to the achievement of high-quality, affordable health care for all West Virginians. We’re funded by public donations, membership dues, and grants. We are guided by a 17-member volunteer board.

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