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Health Reform: Recommendations from the Commonwealth of Virginia

As the nation waits to hear the U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling over the Affordable Care Act (ACA), two reports from the Virginia Health Reform Initiative Advisory Council (VHRI) reveal reforms that would be implemented in Virginia should the Court decide to uphold the health care law. Governor Robert F. McDonnell…
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The First Five Years: What We’ve Learned and Where We Want To Go

Five years ago, the Northern Virginia Health Foundation was created with slightly more than $40 million assets, a nine-member Board of Directors, and a mission to support efforts to improve the health and health care of residents of Northern Virginia.  Since that time, we have issued 78 grants to safety…

Linking Behavioral Health and Health Reform

The Northern Virginia Health Foundation sponsored a workshop, The Intersection of Behavioral Health and Health Reform, facilitated by national expert Ron Manderscheid, Ph.D., from the National Association of County Behavioral Health and developmental Disability Directors.  Dr. Manderscheid's presentation, and other material from the workshop, are available here:   The Affordable…
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