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October 13, 2017 Press Release

RICHMOND – Congressman A. Donald McEachin (VA-04) issued this statement today in response to reports that the Trump Administration will end cost-sharing reduction (CSR) subsidy payments:

“I am at a loss for words. For the second time in 24 hours, President Trump has made it abundantly clear that he is actively undermining and reducing access to quality, affordable health care for his own political gain. These reckless acts of sabotage will cause needless suffering and deaths.”

October 12, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON - Congressman A. Donald McEachin (VA-04) issued this statement today after President Trump signed an executive order to sabotage the Affordable Care Act (ACA), the healthcare law of the land:

October 6, 2017 Press Release

RICHMOND - Congressman A. Donald McEachin (VA-04) issued this statement following the Trump Administration’s decision to remove the federal mandate for employer-sponsored contraception coverage:

“The Trump Administration’s latest attack on women’s healthcare options will hurt millions of families and, potentially, impose new costs for coverage. With today’s rule reversal, women might have to make a choice between affordable contraception and paying for this week’s groceries – solely because of their employers’ personal beliefs.

September 26, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressman A. Donald McEachin (VA-04) issued this statement following the Senate’s decision not to hold a vote on the Graham-Cassidy bill, the latest bill crafted to take healthcare away from millions of Americans:

September 25, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressman A. Donald McEachin (VA-04) joined Congressman Gregory W. Meeks (NY-05) and 56 other Democratic colleagues in sending a letter to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell urging Senate Republicans not to hold a vote on the Graham-Cassidy healthcare bill until the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) provides a score on the bill.

September 18, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressman A. Donald McEachin (VA-04) responded to Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield’s decision Friday to re-enter the Affordable Care Act’s individual marketplace in sixty-eight Virginia localities—fifty-eight of which, without Anthem’s coverage, would have been left bare in the 2018 healthcare exchanges.

September 6, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON –  Congressman A. Donald McEachin (VA-04) responded to Optima Health’s decision not to offer individual insurance plans on health exchanges in certain markets — a change that will potentially leave residents of sixty-three Virginia localities without the option of purchasing individual health insurance on an Affordable Care Act health exchange.

August 23, 2017 Press Release

RICHMOND – Congressman A. Donald McEachin (VA-04) joined his Virginia delegation colleagues to demand greater transparency from Virginia’s Commissioner of Insurance, in advance of announcing the 2018 health insurance premium rates.

August 18, 2017 Press Release

Colonial Heights, VA – Congressman A. Donald McEachin (VA-04) visited the JenCare Senior Medical Center to better educate himself about the community’s healthcare needs and chat with patients and healthcare professionals.

July 20, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTONCongressman A. Donald McEachin (VA-04) issued this statement following the Congressional Budget Office’s report on the latest Senate bill to partially repeal the Affordable Care Act (ACA):