Medicaid in the News

49% of births are covered by Medicaid!
Medicaid is vital to healthy starts for babies in West Virginia. 

West Virginia Medicaid Coalition 


Healthy kids are better prepared to learn and succeed in school. With Medicaid & CHIP, students can get the health care they need when they need it. #MedicaidMatters

The Georgetown University Center for Children and Families and the American Academy of Pediatrics created factsheets underscoring the importance of Medicaid in providing coverage for children in all 51 states Click the link to see West Virginia’s snapshot!…/West-Virginia-Snapshots-2018.p… #medicaid #chip #healthcare#wvmedicaid

The latest ACA repeal plan would eliminate #Medicaid expansion, disrupt health insurance markets, and end critical protections for people with pre-existing conditions.
4/20/2018:  MedicaidSNAP Advisory
3/23/2018:   The ACA at Eight: Resilient but Still at Risk
3/14/18:   Jefferson County again ranked best, McDowell County worst for health
3/14/2018: Americans’ Views on Health Insurance at the End of a Turbulent Year
3/5/2018:  Arkansas’ Harsh Medicaid Work Requirement Jeopardizes Recent Progress
2/7/2018:  WVU study: Medicaid cuts would have deep impact on West Virginia’s economy
2/5/2018:  House bill would put foster kids into managed care programs
1/25/2018:  Gazette editorial: Why Medicaid work requirements are a bad idea