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Governor Wolf’s Proposed Budget Makes Necessary Investments in Health and Human Services

Governor Wolf’s proposed budget for fiscal year 2016-2017 makes strategic investments that Pennsylvania’s seniors, children and families need to succeed. Pennsylvania faces a nearly $2-billion-dollar deficit. We can either raise revenue to address our budget crisis and make smart investments that will result in long term savings or we can cut vital services for our Commonwealth’s seniors, children and people with disabilities.

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Pittsburgh City Council Recognizes Health Advocates For Protecting 182,000 Seniors’ Care and Declares it Health Access for All Day

Today, Pittsburgh City Council issued an official proclamation to the Pennsylvania Health Access Network (PHAN) and the over 5,000 seniors who took action to protect seniors’ care despite UPMC’s efforts to deny in-network access to 182,000 area seniors because of their health insurance carrier.  The proclamation – sponsored by Councilwoman Natalia Rudiak – declares today “Health Access for All Day” and recognizes this group’s work to preserve access to care for 182,000 Western Pennsylvania seniors.

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