The Governor signed our funding bill today. Thanks to everyone who made this a reality. You proved that democracy is alive and well! Click the green link below, and please share this post with others who made a difference. How We Won
The Governor line item vetoed $1.06 million that we fought hard to restore. This funding cut would put at risk $14 million in leveraged funds and could cause 80 or more job losses. Worst of all, hundreds families that want to stop the cycles of violence and poverty – would have nowhere to turn. Read […]
This 2001 publication describes the decline of adequate health care coverage for both children and adults in West Virginia and offers recommendations for policy changes to address the problem. It was produced in 2001 by the West Virginia Community Voices Partnership in collaboration with the Healthy Kids Coalition and the American Friends Service Committee.
Reports on progress to date, and contains the latest recommendations for expanding health coverage in West Virginia and streamlining administrative processes. This is the document that presents the WVHKFC’s goals and strategies for 2004-2005.
Explains why the US Census Bureau’s data on children’s uninsurance rates (the CPS) differs from that reported by the West Virginia University Institute for Health Policy and Research
This is the report of a study exploring “all available means” to open participation in WVCHIP to families with incomes as high as 300% of the federal poverty level. The WVCHIP board considers whether allowing families to share part of the cost would increase health coverage
This report by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation shows, among other things, that the number of uninsured children has decreased by 2 million since the creation of SCHIP and recent expansions in public programs. In the same period, the number of uninsured Americans has increased by nearly 5 million people
Final Report of the West Virginia Perinatal Wellness Study completed in 2006. The study was a project of the West Virginia Healthy Kids and Families Coalition and West Virginia Community Voices with funding from The Claude Worthington Benedum Foundation
Healthy Kids — Healthy Schools: Recommendations To Promote Health & Advance Learning In West Virginia
The School Health Partners met for almost two years to understand the current school based health system and develop recommendations for change. This is their report.