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! https://ccf.georgetown.edu/…/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.
- “An ongoing lawsuit, led by 20 U.S. Attorneys General, including the Attorney General of West Virginia, would allow insurance companies to once again deny coverage to West Virginians with pre-existing conditions. Today I read letters on the Senate floor from Kim in Parkersburg, Katelyn in Elkview, Larry in Lewisburg and Marie-Claire in Bruceton Mills about the importance of protecting their access to quality, affordable healthcare.” -Senator Joe Manchin III
- Read the Protect Our Care and Rural Forward report showing how the Affordable Care Act and Medicaid have shaped the landscape of rural health, and the obstacles we face if specific repeals are successful.