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2017 Virginia Election Memo

Dear VCHA Members, Virginia has voted and the results are in. Voters resoundingly chose Democratic Lt. Gov. Ralph Northam as Virginia’s next Governor. The incoming Lieutenant Governor is Justin Fairfax (D),and the next Attorney General is Democratic incumbent Attorney General Mark Herring. In addition to a clean sweep of the[…]

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Health Care Costs are Driven by a Number of Factors

The outlines of the Affordable Care Act replacement from House Republicans is starting to emerge but without a broad consensus. Whether this comes with any agreement from Senate Republicans and/or the Trump Administration remains to be seen. In other words, this is going to be a very difficult process with[…]

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Can Republicans Fix the ACA Before it Collapses?

There is entirely too much going on in Washington these days to get a handle on what one can reasonably expect to happen with changes – repeal, replace, or repair – the Affordable Care Act. Just look at the most recent stories The IRS is not going to check tax[…]

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Here We Go Again.

Here we go again. As Jim VandeHei writes in the awesome new newsletter that he and Politico’s Mikey Allen founded called Axios, the Democrats are turning health care anger on the Republicans. VandeHei writes that Republicans should be worried. And he’s right. As Bob Herman writes in the same newsletter[…]

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