Fredericksburg, VA -- Doctors for America Virginia State Director Dr. Chris Lillis issued the following statement on Gov. Terry McAuliffe's announcement he will move to expand Medicaid.
Dr. Chris Lillis, Virginia State Director of Doctors for America:
“Today, Gov. Terry McAuliffe sent a strong message to the Legislature about the importance of putting people over politics. Thanks to his leadership, 400,000 Virginians will be on a path toward a healthier, more financially secure future – free from the fear of unaffordable health care. We applaud the Governor for taking decisive action to help the people of the Commonwealth.
“Doctors across Virginia have been vocal advocates for expanding access to healthcare. We look forward to working with the Governor to ensure that hundreds of thousands of working families will finally be able to get the coverage and care that they need.”