04/11/2013 - The Register-Herald. By Wendy Holdren.
BECKLEY - If Medicaid Expansion is approved by Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin, West Virginians for Affordable Healthcare estimate that 120,000 uninsured, low-income West Virginians will gain health insurance coverage through Medicaid.
04/10/2013 - The Associated Press
WASHINGTON, DC - Republican lawmakers are heaping praise on a former nurse picked by President Barack Obama to run Medicare and Medicaid, and also oversee his health care law.
04/10/2013 - The Register-Herald. By Mannix Porterfield.
CHARLESTON - A New York professor and expert in providing nutrition for America’s school children applauded West Virginia’s effort Tuesday to provide healthy meals to poverty-ridden families.
04/10/2013 - The Logan Banner. By Debbie Rolen.
CHARLESTON - Friday, April 19 is the deadline for young West Virginians, ages four to 21 years old, to bring mental health issues “out of the shadows and into the light” through their drawings, as part of a statewide art contest.
04/10/2013 - The Washington Post. By Lori Montgomery.
WASHINGTON, DC - President Obama unveiled a 10-year budget blueprint Wednesday that calls for nearly $300 billion in new spending on jobs, public works and expanded pre-school education and nearly $800 billion in new taxes, including an extra 94 cents a pack on cigarettes.
04/09/2013 - The Washington Post. By Sarah Kliff.
WASHINGTON, DC - President Obama’s budget proposal will include $235 million in funding for new mental health programs, focused initiatives to help schools detect early warning signs and train thousands of new mental health professionals.
04/09/2013 - The Times West Virginian. By Mary Wade Burnside.
FAIRMONT - After INC Research — previously Kendle — left the Morgantown area, a void in the area of medical testing was created.