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Defending Health Care in 2017: What’s at Stake for West Virginia

December 16, 2016 by

With a new president and Congress, the health care gains made throughout the last six years face their greatest threat yet. Congress has voted more than 60 times to roll back the historic progress that has been made to expand health coverage to millions of people in this country and to improve coverage for those who already have it. These proposed changes will put the health – and lives – of countless West Virginians at risk.

Here’s what West Virginia stands to lose if the new president and Congress move forward to upend our health care system.