VHHA has multiple resources to assist its members and the general public to better understand the issues affecting Virginia's hospitals and health systems.

VHHA's pressroom includes media releases and all supplemental publications, including our monthly FOCUS article and our triannual Review magazine.

FOCUS is a policy piece, usually four pages in length, that explores in detail a particular issue. Review is VHHA's magazine that covers a wide variety of health care issues. Articles may be reprinted with permission from VHHA; please contact the communications department for more information.

Media-related questions may be directed to the VHHA communications department.

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The Innovation Edition

The March 2018 edition of REVIEW Magazine profiles several different innovative approaches and strategies employed by hospitals and health systems around Virginia to improve patient care and outcomes.

Moving Ahead: Coverage Expansion Next Steps

This issue of FOCUS looks ahead to the implementation of Medicaid expansion now that Virginia policymakers have authorized it in the Commonwealth. As many as 400,000 low-income, uninsured adults in Virginia will be eligible for coverage under the plan approved by the General Assembly and the Governor.

2018 Community Benefit Annual Report

Caring for Our Communities

The Virginia Hospital & Healthcare Association takes pride in publishing the annual Community Benefit Report. This publication is an important opportunity to highlight the substantial community contributions Virginia’s local hospitals and health systems make each day. These contributions include essential health services to support community well-being, free care provided to patients without insurance, and many other programs that support health care access and promote quality of life for citizens throughout the Commonwealth.
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Virginia Health Department, Hospitals, Nursing Homes Implement Comprehensive Long-Term Care Facility Disaster Response Plan

Following several years of planning and development, the Commonwealth of Virginia and partnering health care providers have implemented a comprehensive process for nursing homes throughout the state to assist each other during disasters and emergency events, such as those that require evacuations. More
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21 Virginia Chambers of Commerce Endorse Increased Health Care Coverage Access

A growing number of local and regional Chambers of Commerce from across the Commonwealth have offered their support to increasing health care coverage access for thousands of hard-working, low-income, uninsured Virginians. In all, 21 Chambers in Virginia have endorsed this concept. More
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VHHA will update this page every weekday with relevant national and statewide health care news. If you have items of particular interest you would like to see posted here, please contact VHHA.
Your Right to Decide
"Your Right to Decide" describes health care decision-making provisions of state law in terms that are easy to understand. It is the only summary of state law that is currently approved by the designated state agencies as required by the federal law.
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Virginia is a state full of winners in the health care field. Some have excelled in the public eye; others have performed wonders quietly. To recognize these individuals and entities, VHHA has three award programs: Community Benefit Award, Wellness Award and the Outstanding Service Awards.

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