As many of you may know, about 439,000 Pennsylvanians have enrolled in expanded Medicaid since the beginning of 2015. Expanded Medicaid has helped many uninsured Pennsylvanians get the coverage they need that wasn’t previously available to them.
Senate Committee Takes Key Vote on Medicaid Expansion
Harrisburg, PA (June 28, 2013) -- Today, the Pennsylvania Senate took the first step in bringing the benefits of Medicaid Expansion by advancing and amendment on HB1075.-- for families, hospitals, and our economy -- to Pennsylvania.
Antoinette Kraus, Director of the Pennsylvania Health Access Network made the following statement in response to the Senate vote.
We all have a stake in making sure Pennsylvania's nursing homes are doing right by our loved ones and the workers who care for them. That's why PHAN is supporting new measures being discussed in Harrisburg to:
Earlier this afternoon, health care advocates stood shoulder to shoulder with physicians, providers, lawmakers and faith leaders to press forward in the campaign to bring jobs and coverage to Pennsylvania through the Medicaid expansion.
As we speak, over 150 advocates are on their way to the Capitol to tell lawmakers it’s time to take the money to Cover the Commonwealth, and bring jobs and health care coverage to Pennsylvania families.
PHAN Issues Statement on Medicaid Expansion and Governor Corbett’s Budget
Harrisburg, Pa (February 5, 2013) - Today Governor Corbett did not appropriate federal funds in his proposed budget that have already been allotted to Pennsylvania to offer health care coverage to approximately 700,000 working families.
Under the Affordable Care Act (Obamacare), Pennsylvania an unprecedented opportunity to expand health care coverage to betewen 400,000 and 500,000 residents. The new law provides federal funding for states to expand Medicaid to people making up to 138 percent of the Federal Poverty Level (FPL).
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