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Media Advisory: Health Care Advocates to announce creation of new campaign aimed at increasing health care access in W.Va

Press event set for 1 p.m. Tuesday at Capitol

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — West Virginians for Affordable Health Care                 West Virginia, the Center on Budget & Policy and West Virginia Citizen Action Group have released the following media advisory:

WHAT:   West Virginia health care advocates to announce the formation of the “Health Care for All” campaign.  “Health Care for All” is a multi-year, non-partisan public information and grassroots campaign focused on making health care more affordable and expanding health care services. This campaign will mobilize thousands of new state-based activists, conduct new and innovative state-based health care research, and work with state legislators and policymakers to pass legislation aimed at expanding the delivery of health care in-state.  

The press conference will unveil the campaign’s 2020 legislative agenda ahead of the impending state legislative session and highlight the stories of individual West Virginians who stand to benefit from policy items advocated by the organization.

WHEN:     Tuesday, January 7, 2020, 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.

WHERE:   Lewis McManus Conference Room, Room 252-M, West Virginia State Capitol, 1900 Kanawha Blvd., East  Charleston, WV.  

WHY:        Health care is one of the most important issues for West Virginia voters.  A majority of voters support expanding affordable health coverage and care options, and initiatives that will lower health care prices. As the nation continues to grapple with challenges to the Affordable Care Act and other federal health care mandates, there is ample opportunity to continue bipartisan investments to expand access to affordable health care at the state level. West Virginia has a number of budgetary and statutory ways to alleviate the health care needs of many West Virginians and expand access to much-needed services.  The campaign’s agenda will highlight the ways that state Medicaid dollars and other programs can be used to support better health care.   

Can’t attend? Please see contact above for teleconference and livestream details.

**McManus Conference Room is on the 2nd floor of the main Capitol building beside the House Chamber. 

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