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Patient Advocates From Across Virginia Visit the State Capitol to Address State Budget Cuts to Medicaid
Date:3/3/2010

ercent, and this rate is expected to grow in 2010; therefore, forcing more state residents to enter the Medicaid program.  For many unemployed individuals and their families, Medicaid allows them to access needed healthcare without cost or financial status being a barrier to care.

"Medicaid is undoubtedly one of Virginia's most valuable programs, and we will continue to work with our state leaders to ensure that this program is funded to meet the growing needs of our state's citizens," said Nancy Davenport-Ennis, President and CEO of NPAF.  

NPAF and its companion organization, the Patient Advocate Foundation (PAF), were established in 1996 on the principle that health care is a basic human need and shared social responsibility.  NPAF is dedicated to working with Congress and all levels of government to overcome challenges and create solutions that will allow for high-quality, affordable health care for all. In 2009, PAF case managers assisted 55,369 patients, each with chronic, life-threatening or debilitating conditions struggling to access health care.  Additionally, PAF responds to millions of online requests for information or chat line support.  For more information see www.npaf.org.


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