This issue of FYI Weekly features the latest Capitol Report dispatch providing updates on key health care legislation in the 2018 Virginia General Assembly session, including a Senate Committee’s action this week to sideline health care coverage expansion legislation and a House Subcommittee’s evaluation of several Certificate of Public Need exemption bills, continued news coverage of new polling data showing that 83 percent of Virginians support drawing down federal funds to help the uninsured get health coverage and a joint statement issued by six prominent regional Chambers of Commerce in support of coverage access, and the release of a new episode of the Patients Come First podcast; a new Research Corner highlighting a decline in opioid prescription volumes; save the date details for the 2018 Virginia Public Health & Healthcare Preparedness Academy in late March, and much more.

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