Without ‘Prevailing Wage’ WV Hospitals Closing Doors
West Virginia’s Hospitals Are Struggling
As a state with one of the oldest and most chronically ill populations in the country, West Virginia hospitals and rural health care centers are crucial parts of our communities – but care comes at a cost.
Approximately 1.1 million of West Virginia’s 1.7 million residents are covered by public insurance policies, like Medicaid, Medicare, and PEIA. However, those policies do not cover the ... Continue Reading »
More Deaths Than Births In West Virginia
Young adults are the lifeblood of a state’s future—but what happens when that lifeblood runs dry?
It’s no secret that young people are leaving West Virginia. In fact, U.S. Census Bureau data confirms we’ve now lost a higher percentage of residents than any other state in the country. And with one of the highest numbers of elderly folks in the nation, we’ve ... Continue Reading »