Issues: Medicaid


RELEASE: PA Legislative Leader, Policy Experts, & Residents Impacted by COVID Crisis Call for Senate Action on Relief Package

July 23, 2020   Pennsylvania Legislative Leader, Policy Experts, & Residents Impacted by COVID Crisis Call for Senate Action...

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MEMO FROM STATE LEGISLATORS: Federal Pandemic Relief and Recovery to State Governments

MEMO TO: The United States Congressional Delegation from Pennsylvania FROM: Members of the General Assembly of Pennsylvania DATE: Monday,...

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Trump Makes the States a Medicaid Offer They Must Refuse

Yesterday the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announced that it would encourage states to apply for waivers...

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NEW REPORT: Medicaid Expansion Has Averted an Estimated 369 Deaths a Year of Near-Elderly Low-Income Individuals in Pennsylvania

HARRISBURG – New evidence shows that 1,467 lives were saved in the four years since Medicaid was expanded in...

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Complicated Work Requirements Will Upend SNAP as a Stabilizing Force for Those in Crisis

Over the last couple months, we at the Pennsylvania Budget and Policy Center have been holding community conversations to...

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“Work Requirements” and the Political Appeal of Cruelty

We at PBPC are engaged in a major effort to push back against legislation in the PA General Assembly...

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Pennsylvania to Expand Medicaid Beyond Healthy PA

Yesterday, the Wolf administration announced that it is changing the state’s course on Medicaid expansion. Under Governor Corbett, Pennsylvania...

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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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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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