This April 24, 2015 Morning Call article talks about the changes that are happening now with Medicaid in Pennsylvania as the Wolf administration makes changes to simplify the Medicaid program implemented under the Corbett Administration.
This March 10, 2015 article on GoErie.com talks about internal changes at Stairways as they work together with Beacon Light Behavioral Health to pull their resources together in hopes that they can offer better services to those they serve. Valarie Vicarri is the new leader at Stairways and will be reporting to Rick Saegar the CEO of Beacon Light unlike her predecessor who reported to the Stairways board of directors. Everything is being done to reduce any impact this change has on those being served by both agencies as they grow together.
This March 5, 2015 The Inquirer article found on the Philly.com website talks about the hope that Medicaid Expansion in Pennsylvania using the Federal expansion plan will be completed in September of this year. This will be a multiphase process with the expectation that phase one will be completed in April.
- VIDEO: Wolf team explains Medicaid expansion in 60 seconds (bizjournals.com)
- Gov. Tom Wolf pulling the plug on ‘Healthy PA’ in favor of full Medicaid expansion (pghcitypaper.com)
- Expanded Medicaid expected to help mental-health patients (goerie.com)
- Pennsylvania launches Medicaid expansion: governor Tom Wolf (channelnewsasia.com)