Tag: Healthcare

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Blog WVCAEF September 18, 2023
Care Over Cost Webinar: How Insurance Companies Profit from Healthcare Denials
Together, we can raise our voices, shed light, and make real change. More
Issues: Health InsuranceHealthcare
Blog WVCAEF August 17, 2023
Local labor, healthcare, energy, and economic leaders came together on Wednesday, August 16, 2023 to celebrate the one-year anniversary of the signing of the Inflation Reduction Act. More
Issues: communityHealthcareIRAJobsMedicarePrescription Drug Pricesresilient communities
Blog WVCAEF July 20, 2023
Join HC4AWV at 9th St. Live, Friday, July 28th!
Join Healthcare for All WV at 9th St. Live on Friday evening, July 28th, in Huntington, WV for live music, community, and sharing your healthcare stories. Our Facebook event can be found and joined at https://fb.me/e/3Mj9TB1SN.  More
Issues: HealthcareMedicaidMedicare
Blog WVCAEF March 28, 2023
What’s Up with Medicaid? Changes Coming Soon! – March 28th 6PM
Join WV Center on Budget and Policy on March 28 at 6PM for a brief webinar on the upcoming April 1st Medicaid roll cuts, who will be deemed ineligible, and how to stay updated on your coverage. More
Issues: Health InsuranceHealthcareMedicaid
Blog WVCAEF February 22, 2023
URGENT: Health Care Bills Need Your Help TODAY!
Take action TODAY to stop Campus Carry! Contact Governor Justice and tell him to veto SB 10, then let legislators know you support the Insulin and Supplies bill, the Medicaid Dental Coverage bill, and the Affordable Medicaid Buy In bill. Health care is vitally important to all of us, our loved ones, and our communities and these bills will improve health care access, affordability and equity for West Virginians. More
Issues: HealthcareInequalityMedicaidPrescription Drug Prices
Blog WVCAEF February 16, 2023
URGENT: Health Care Bills Need Your Help to Get Out of Committee!
SB 610 and HB 3274 present an opportunity for Medicaid to become a more solid foundation for families in poverty to pick themselves up from. More
Issues: HealthcareInequalityMedicaid
Blog WVCAEF February 1, 2023
URGENT: Protect Healthcare for Trans Youth & Support Investments in Our Communities
Suicide is the second leading cause of death among young people aged 10 to 24, and LGBTQ youth are more than four times as likely to attempt suicide than their peers. More
Issues: budget prioritiesCoronavirus ReliefHealthcareInequalityKids and Families
Blog WVCAEF January 28, 2023
Keep WV Funded: Take Action to Stop Dangerous Tax Cuts!
Right now the Governor and the Legislature are sparring over the best way to give tax cuts to the wealthy and big businesses — at our expense. Click here to send a message to your legislators now to tell them their priority should be getting our house in order to better support West Virginia families.  More
Issues: Budgetbudget prioritiesEducationFair TaxationHealthcareInfrastructureKids and Families
Blog WVCAEF January 27, 2023
Tell WV Legislators to SUPPORT HB 2430! Lower health care costs for insured WV diabetics!
This bill is a matter of life and death for many West Virginians. Let's get it passed. Take Action Now - Tell our Legislators to lower health care costs for insured WV diabetics! More
Issues: HealthcarePrescription Drug Prices
Blog WVCAEF January 15, 2023
WV NAACP Day at the Legislature: Shifting the Narrative on MLK, Jr. Day
More on shifting the King Day narrative here from Rev. Ron English, President of the Charleston Branch of the NAACP. You can watch the full NBC News interview with Dr. King here.   More
Issues: discriminationHealthcareInequalityPoverty
Blog WVCAEF December 23, 2022
“Drug overdoses are the leading cause of death in Americans under 50, and WV leads the nation in deaths due to drug injury per capita” said Eve Marcum-Atkinson, Communications Coordinator for WVCAG. “This bill will help save the lives of our friends, our neighbors, our family members, and so many others in our state who struggle with addiction.”  More
Issues: addiction recoveryharm reductionHealthcare
Blog WVCAEF December 1, 2022
Using the Lown Institute Hospitals Index to Hold Hospital Accountable to Communities 
Community Catalyst is excited to engage with the Lown Institute researchers about how they can use the index in their work to improve how hospitals serve the communities that rely on them. More
Issues: Healthcare
Blog Eve Marcum-Atkinson October 13, 2022
Kanawha County Candidate Forum on Health Care and Health Equity – Oct. 18th, 6PM
You are cordially invited to attend and participate in our Social Determinants of Health and Health Equity Candidate Forum for the Kanawha County region, on Tuesday, Oct. 18th, from 5-8:30 PM. More
Issues: HealthcareInequality
Blog Eve Marcum-Atkinson September 27, 2022
Wood County Candidate Forum on Health Care – Oct. 4th, 6PM
You are cordially invited to attend and participate in our Virtual Candidate Forum for the Wood County region, on the topic of Health Care, on Tuesday, Oct. 4th, from 6-7:30 PM. More
Issues: HealthcareVoting
Blog Eve Marcum-Atkinson September 19, 2022
MEDIA ADVISORY: WV groups to host webinar on lowering drug costs now by cracking down on Pharmacy Benefit Managers – Sept. 22nd at 7PM
A group of West Virginia organizations and groups will be hosting an educational webinar on September 22nd at 7PM, centered around how we can lower prescription drug costs now by cracking down on Pharmacy Benefit Managers (PBMs). The press and public are invited to attend. More
Issues: HealthcareMedicaidMedicarePrescription Drug Prices
Blog Eve Marcum-Atkinson September 16, 2022
Cabell County Candidate Forum on Health Care – Sept. 26th, 6PM
Cabell County Regional Candidate Forum on the subject of HEALTH CARE More
Issues: Healthcare
Blog Gary Zuckett August 26, 2022
PRESS RELEASE: WV Groups Host Webinar on How We Can Make Meds Affordable NOW
On Thursday, August 25th, a group of West Virginia organizations hosted an educational webinar on August 25th at 7PM, centered around how we can make medications more affordable to everyone, without waiting on Congress to act, while helping to break pharmaceutical monopolies in the process. More
Issues: HealthcarePrescription Drug Prices
Blog Eve Marcum-Atkinson August 4, 2022
We Need Your WV Health Care Stories!
Are you living with little to no HEALTH CARE coverage? Has lack of sufficient coverage affected your ability to get or keep a job? Are you struggling to stay healthy enough to work? More
Issues: Healthcare
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