05/03/2013 - The Herald-Dispatch
HUNTINGTON - Let's hope the federal government learned a lesson from one of its first forays into setting up the necessary mechanisms for people to navigate the Affordable Care Act, the health care reform law passed by Congress and signed by President Barack Obama.
05/03/2013 - The State Journal. By Andrea Lannom.
CHARLESTON - West Virginia recently decided to expand Medicaid but of course, it didn't happen overnight.
05/03/2013 - The Intelligencer. By Joselyn King.
WHEELING - The expansion of the Medicaid in West Virginia announced Thursday by Gov. Earl Tomblin shouldn't affect day-to-day operations at free health care providers such as Wheeling Health Right, according to Executive Director Kathie Brown.
05/03/2013 - The Register-Herald
BECKLEY - A 46-year-old woman is lodged at Southern Regional Jail in lieu of $50,000 bond after she allegedly stabbed another woman during an altercation Wednesday at Beckley-Appalachian Regional Hospital.
05/03/2013 - The Charleston Daily. By Zack Harold.
CHARLESTON - It's better than nothing. That's the view some local health care providers are taking of Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin's announced expansion of Medicaid, expected to bring an additional 91,500 West Virginians into the federal insurance program beginning next year.
05/03/2013 - MORGANTOWN
The Dominion Post. By Alex Lang. - One local hospital leader praised Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin’s decision to opt in on expanded Medicaid provisions, while another took a wait-and-see approach.
05/02/2013 - WVU Health News
MORGANTOWN - West Virginia University Hospitals (WVUH) can move forward with its plans to purchase the Fairmont Regional Cancer Center (FRCC). The West Virginia Health Care Authority (HCA) issued two rulings late last week, allowing the acquisition to proceed, despite objections raised by Monongalia General Hospital.