West Virginia MetroNews – Healthcare officials in West Virginia say it’s more important and relevant than ever for residents to look for health insurance options in the Affordable Care Act’s marketplace as the enrollment period begins Sunday. Read the full article.
Leaders of First Choice Services’ WV Navigator Program, West Virginians for Affordable Health Care and West Virginia Center on Budget & Policy spoke Friday of how the COVID-19 pandemic has changed the landscape of healthcare in the state and the impact of enrollment with the pending federal lawsuit of Affordable Care Act (ACA).
“This is more relevant than ever as so many residents have been impacted by job and health insurance losses related to the COVID-19 economic and health crisis,” Kelly Allen, Director of West Virginia Center on Budget & Policy said during the virtual press conference.
“Amid an ongoing pandemic and the start of flu season, it’s more important than ever to have coverage even if you are healthy right now.”