Moving Ahead: Coverage Expansion Next Steps

The latest edition of VHHA’s FOCUS publication 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. Now, the work to prepare...

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Virginia Health Department, Hospitals, Nursing Homes Implement Comprehensive Long-Term Care Facility Disaster Response Plan

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Virginia Health Department, Hospitals, Nursing Homes Implement Comprehensive Long-Term Care Facility Disaster Response Plan Three Years in the Making, the Virginia Long-Term Mutual Aid Plan Establishes a Process for Long-Term Care Facilities to Assist Each Other During Disasters RICHMOND, VA – Following several years of planning and development, the Commonwealth of Virginia...

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Patients Come First - Virginia Governor Ralph Northam

This special episode of the Patients Come First podcast features an interview with Virginia Governor Ralph Northam. Gov. Northam discusses how his background in health care informs the way he governs, his work in Germany during Operation Desert Storm, and some insight into his first few months as Governor. Send questions, comments, or feedback to...

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