PHAN Issues Statement on Governor Kasich's Decision to Move Forward with Medicaid Expansion in Ohio
HARRISBURG, PA (February 4, 2013) – Today, Ohio Republican Governor and Pennsylvania native John Kasich became the fifth GOP Governor to accept federal funding to extend Medicaid coverage in his state.
Antoinette Kraus, Director of the Pennsylvania Health Access Network, issued the following statement:
PHAN hosted two special calls today on the so-called fiscal cliff deal, its impact on health care programs, what to expect in the next couple of months, and some state updates.
Below, are the major bullet points presented on the call. Not included is much of the political analysis presented on the call or the state updates. To stream or download the call go here.
A little background: