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Expanding Medicaid: Close the Budget Gap. Check. Insure Thousands of Pennsylvanians. Check.

As lawmakers continue debating how to close a $1.5 billion budget gap, there is a particularly valuable and compassionate...

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More Bark than Bite: Feds Back Pennsylvania’s Gross Receipts Tax after Inspector General Report

CMS Is Not Asking for Its Money Back A report issued by the Office of Inspector General (OIG) at...

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What’s in the Governor’s 2014-15 Budget?

Governor Tom Corbett has proposed a 2014-15 state General Fund budget that would spend $29.4 billion, $927 million, or...

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Video: What the Affordable Care Act Means for PA

Advocates and health care providers gathered at the State Capitol this week to explain how Pennsylvanians who are working...

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‘How Life Changing This Will Be for People Who Thought They Would Die Without Health Insurance’

Susan Mull of Lancaster County joined health care advocates and providers Monday to preview the opening of the Health...

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Morning Must Read: Better to Expand Medicaid

In an editorial this morning, The Philadelphia Inquirer raises a number of good questions about Governor Corbett’s Medicaid proposal...

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Governor Announces Medicaid Plan

Governor Tom Corbett announced his “Healthy PA” plan Monday that would expand health coverage in Pennsylvania under the Affordable...

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PA’s Health Insurance Coverage Rates Still Below Pre-recession Levels

New data from the U.S. Census Bureau’s Current Population Survey (CPS) show that Pennsylvanians have not made up for...

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Health Law Saves Consumers by Requiring Insurers to Spend Premium Dollars on Medical Care

A key reform in the Affordable Care Act requires health insurers to spend 80% to 85% of premium dollars...

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Senate Approved Medicaid Expansion But It Faces Hurdle in the House

The Pennsylvania Senate on Sunday approved legislation to expand Medicaid to hundreds of thousands of low-income Pennsylvanians in accordance...

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House Derails Medicaid Expansion But the Fight Goes On

The Pennsylvania House rejected an effort by Representative Gene DiGirolamo (R-Bucks) today to revive the Medicaid expansion before the...

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Pennsylvania Moves One Step Closer to Expanding Medicaid

Pennsylvania has an unparalleled opportunity to expand Medicaid health coverage under the U.S. health reform law to between 600,000...

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