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U.S. health insurers benefit as elective care cuts offset coronavirus costs

This article originally appeared in Reuters As Americans delay elective surgeries and avoid doctors and hospitals during the coronavirus pandemic, healthcare spending declines have more than offset the added costs of COVID-19 care, insurance executives and experts say, boosting U.S. health insurer profits. Those gains, however, could be short term,[…]

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Video: Pass SB 172 to Stop Surprise Medical Bills

VCHA Co-Chairs Chris Peace and Roz Dance held a statewide telephone townhall on Feb. 17 to discuss a plan to protect Virginia families from surprise medical bills. In the final days of the General Assembly session, we need your voice NOW to help pass SB 172. Patient advocates, doctors, and[…]

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Video: Take A Stand Against Harmful Health Insurance Practices

The Virginia Consumer Healthcare Alliance has released a new video that highlights some of the harmful practices of big health insurance companies that impact Virginia patients, families, and employers. The video examines issues like surprise medical bills, rapidly rising insurance premiums and out-of-pocket costs, and claim denials that hurt Virginians.[…]

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Virginia Consumer Healthcare Alliance Focused on Making Coverage Affordable

This article originally appeared in Virginia Capitol Connections Magazine Virginia Consumer Healthcare Alliance Focused on Making Coverage Affordable by Rosalyn R. Dance and Chris K. Peace Virginia enters a new decade with a solid foundation from which to strengthen communities and address shared challenges. In 2019, Virginia reclaimed its No.[…]

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