Health Care Category Archive

Below you'll find a list of all posts that have been categorized as Health Care

House GOP Leader Gilbert Statement on Governor’s Reversal on COVID-19 Nursing Home Information

gshipleyGovernor Northam, Health Care

House Republican Leader Todd Gilbert issued the following statement: “I cannot fathom the reasoning behind the Governor’s announcement today. Families have sought this information — information they could use to protect their loved ones from a lethal threat — for months. Now, after the body count in nursing homes reaches 1,000, the Governor has reversed course. “If it is legal … Read More

House Republicans receive more than two dozen business awards from Virginia Chamber

HouseGOP2018 General Assembly, Energy, Government Reform, Health Care, Issues, Jobs & Economy, Press Releases, Veterans

Republicans in the Virginia House of Delegates received more than two dozen business awards from the Virginia Chamber of Commerce at their annual awards dinner on Tuesday, including awards for Legislator of the Year and Freshman of the Year. House Majority Leader Todd Gilbert (R-Shenandoah) was given the Chamber’s Legislator of the Year award and Delegate Emily Brewer (R-Suffolk) was … Read More

House Republican Leaders react to single payer system proposed by House Democrat candidates

HouseGOPCampaigns & Elections, Health Care

Republican leaders in the Virginia House of Delegates responded Monday to the 16 Virginia Democratic candidates for the House of Delegates calling for a european-style single-payer healthcare system in the Commonwealth. Led by Lee Carter (D-50) and Elizabeth Guzman (D-31), the 16 House Democrat candidates endorsed a system that they themselves project will cost $23 billion per year and “require … Read More

JLARC report highlights responsible state spending and rising Medicaid growth

HouseGOPBudget, Health Care, Issues

A Joint Legislative Audit and Review Commission report released Tuesday highlighted the General Assembly’s responsible spending and the continued growth of Medicaid in Virginia. The annual report tracks state spending over the last 10 years and is required by law. The report showed that general fund spending declined by by five percent over the last 10 years when adjusted for … Read More