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Blog WVCAEF March 3, 2022
Urgent Action: Tell our WV Senators to Support HB 4252, the Diabetes Bill!
Tell our WV Senators to Support HB 4252, the Diabetes Bill! It will help West Virginians stay healthy, save lives, and save our state health care system money. More
Issues: DiabetesHealth Care
Blog Eve Marcum-Atkinson February 28, 2022
Medicaid Helped Her Work and From Falling Through the Cracks
Working from home during COVID gave her the ability to both do her job while working around her many health challenges, and care for Micah, her adult special needs daughter. As someone with disabilities, Priscilla was able to keep her Medicaid while working full-time through a program called M-WIN. More
Issues: DiabetesHealth CareHealth InsuranceMedicaid
Blog Eve Marcum-Atkinson February 21, 2022
Jo’s Fight for Coverage During COVID
During the pandemic, "Jo" had to take unpaid leave from her job of 15 years, and lost her health insurance, in an effort to protect her family. She later found she qualified for Medicaid and discovered she could get services she couldn't afford with employer-based insurance. More
Issues: DiabetesHealth CareHealth InsuranceMedicaid
Blog Eve Marcum-Atkinson February 14, 2022
Medicaid Helped Her Get Back To Work – a WV Health Care Story
After gaining assistance, seeking medical treatment, and getting back on her necessary medications, Cassandra was able to get back to work, finding new employment with not just one job, but two! More
Issues: Health CareHealth InsuranceJobsMedicaid
Blog Eve Marcum-Atkinson February 9, 2022
Press conference on HB 3001 “Medicaid Buy-in” bill: Feb 10th at 10AM
Thursday at 10:00 am, the Health Care for All WV coalition will be having a press conference from the Capitol. Please join us virtually, or if you would like to attend in-person, contact us...  More
Issues: Health CareInequalityMedicaid
Blog Eve Marcum-Atkinson December 14, 2021
I was dead in a helicopter – A WV Health Care Story
“I was dead in a helicopter,” said Alan Brown. He’d had COVID-19 in January of 2021, and it was miserable but manageable. He felt lucky. Then, a few weeks later, he was in the ER. More
Issues: COVID-19Health CareHealth Insurance
Blog Eve Marcum-Atkinson December 9, 2021
MEDIA ADVISORY: Mindy Salango Rx Drug Congressional Testimony – Dec. 10th at 10AM
Local resident Mindy Salango, who is a Type 1 diabetic, is available to discuss her upcoming testimony to the House Oversight and Reform Committee on Friday, December 10th. Mindy will speak to her experience as a consumer who struggles to afford the high price of her insulin medication. More
Issues: Build Back BetterHealth CareHealthcarePrescription Drug Prices
Blog Eve Marcum-Atkinson December 2, 2021
We Need Your WV Health Care Stories!
Please, consider sharing your WV Health Care Story. Decisionmakers won't know our struggles unless we tell them. More
Issues: Health CareHealthcare
Blog Eve Marcum-Atkinson October 22, 2021
Virtual Health Care for All Summit, 10/26 and 10/27
On Tuesday, October 26 and Wednesday, October 27 2021, The West Virginia Health Care for All Campaign will host a Virtual Health Care Summit. They will go over the policy agenda in detail. They will also have a panel of experts discussing critical health care issues for West Virginians. More
Issues: Health CareHealthcare
Blog Eve Marcum-Atkinson August 14, 2021
Protect Our Care Launches New Ad in WV
"My name is Adrian and I have type one diabetes. Insulin was $25 a month and now I’m paying over $300 a month..." More
Issues: Health CarePrescription Drug Prices
Blog WVCAEF July 30, 2021
PRESS RELEASE: Protect Our Care Launches Ad in West Virginia and Other States in Seven-Figure Campaign Calling for Action To Lower Drug Prices
Protect Our Care launched its second digital ad in West Virginia as part of a seven-figure campaign about the skyrocketing cost of prescription drugs. More
Issues: Health CareHealthcarePrescription Drug Prices
Blog Eve Marcum-Atkinson June 29, 2021
BECKLEY: WV Summer Jam For The People: Democracy, Jobs + CARE – a – Van
We’re going on tour! Join the Democracy, Jobs and CARE - a - van Summer Jam: For the People concert series! More
Issues: DemocracyfreeHealth Carevolunteering
Blog Gary Zuckett June 2, 2021
Comments on WV polling on Rx Costs
Drug companies are among the most profitable corporations on the planet, especially in the United States where patent laws give them an unfettered monopoly to raise prices at will just because they can. This makes life-saving medications unaffordable for many Americans and needs to stop now! More
Issues: Health CareHealthcarePrescription Drug Prices
Blog Eve Marcum-Atkinson May 12, 2021
Your Story Has Power! Will you share it?
Many of us in WV are struggling to cover medical expenses, care for loved ones, find good paying jobs with medical coverage, or work hard but still not earn a living wage. Share your experiences with us & help make positive change. More
Issues: Care EconomyEconomyHealth CareHealthcareInfrastructureJobs
Blog Eve Marcum-Atkinson May 3, 2021
Your Story Has Power! Will you share it?
Many of us in WV are struggling to cover medical expenses, care for loved ones, find good paying jobs with medical coverage, or work hard but still not earn a living wage. Share your experiences with us & help make positive change. More
Issues: Care EconomyEconomyHealth CareHealthcareInfrastructureJobs
Blog Gary Zuckett February 12, 2021
WV’s Lone Billionaire, Gov. Jim Justice, Got $12M Richer During Pandemic – How Will Elimination of Income Tax Increase His Wealth?
The wealth of West Virginia’s only billionaire, Gov. Jim Justice, increased by $12 million between mid-March of last year and Jan. 29 of this year, according to a new report by Americans for Tax Fairness (ATF), Health Care for America Now (HCAN) and West Virginia Citizen Action Group. While the governor’s bank account is getting fatter, he is expected to outline a plan to eliminate the Income Tax in his State of the State address today. How much wealth will he gain from this proposal? More
Issues: Coronavirus ReliefCOVID-19Health CareHealthcareTaxes
Blog WVCAEF February 3, 2021
Broad Coalition of Organizations Calls on State Leaders to Protect Revenues, Public Services in Upcoming Legislative Session
With West Virginia still feeling the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic recession, the state’s leaders face difficult decisions in the upcoming legislative session. Increasing numbers of West Virginians are struggling to feed their families, remain in their homes, keep their businesses afloat, and protect their jobs, all while fighting to stay healthy. More
Issues: COVID-19Health CareHealthcareTaxes
Blog Alexandra Gallo January 29, 2021
FEB 4th @ 5PM – Health Care: Citizen Civic Engagement Training (Virtual)
Join us for our 2021 Citizen Civic Engagement Training on Feb 4th from 5-7 PM, where we’ll be discussing the healthcare policies we’re fighting for & strategies to make those policies a reality. This training session is free & virtual. Mark your calendars. More
Issues: Health CareHealthcareInequalityMedicaid
Blog WVCAEF January 29, 2021
Media Advisory – Bi-Partisan Legislative Effort Launches to make Diabetes Drugs and Supplies more Affordable
A virtual press conference will take place at 2:45 on Tuesday, February 2nd over Zoom to announce a bipartisan effort to pass legislation to make diabetes treatment more affordable. More
Issues: Health CareHealthcareInequalityMedicaid
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