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Record Profits for Anthem, Other Health Insurers, Raise Hackles

This article originally appeared in the Indianapolis Business Journal It’s boom times at Anthem Inc. and other large health insurers, which are racking up record profits while thousands of other businesses, from restaurants to airlines, are struggling to stay afloat. Many health insurers are reporting second-quarter earnings double what they[…]

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VCHA Co-Chair Roz Dance: Don’t Delay Needed Medical Care

VCHA Co-Chair Roz Dance, a former state Senator and retired nurse administrator, shares her thoughts on the importance of receiving timely medical care. During the COVID-19 pandemic many families across Virginia have delayed visiting the hospital, health center, or dental clinic in their area for fear of contracting the coronavirus.[…]

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VCHA Co-Chair Chris Peace: Don’t Delay Needed Medical Care

Former state delegate and VCHA Co-Chair Chris Peace has a message for anyone in need of medical attention: don’t delay your care any longer. Healthcare providers across Virginia are holding the line against COVID-19, and the Virginia Department of Health announced last week that the 7-day average of new cases[…]

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Kaine talks with students about health care’s uncertain future

This article originally appeared in The Roanoke Times. Virginia Sen. Tim Kaine on Monday told students in Roanoke that he doesn’t care whether it’s called replace, repair or reform, just as long as something immediately follows repeal of the Affordable Care Act and offers access to all. Kaine, a Democrat,[…]

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Will Obamacare Repeal Get Back On Track? (And Other Stories)

This article originally appeared on Will Obamacare repeal get back on track? This week gives Republicans a chance to try to recover from last week’s stumbles, which included a GOP retreat that didn’t produce any clear consensus on an Obamacare replacement plan — but did produce a leaked recording[…]

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