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“Corbett’s proposals will damage Pa. health care”

 

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This April 1, 2014 article on the Philly.com website talks about concerns over the potential negative impact that Gov. Corbett’s Medicaid Alternative will have on Pennsylvanians across the state. many that would be effected the hardest live in rural areas, but the problems would not be limited to rural Pennsylvania and would also affect those in urban areas as well as is indicated in this article.

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“Ranking Members Waxman and DeGette Call for Hearing to Examine Impact on Americans with Mental Illnesses of States’ Refusal to Expand Medicaid”

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This March 11, 2014 article on the InsuranceNewsNet.com website talks about a letter that was sent out asking for a hearing to be held to discuss the impact on people with serious mental illnesses who live in any of the 25 states were medicaid expansion did not occur leaving many in a position where they don’t qualify for Medicaid.

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“Pennsylvania pushing Medicaid plan to D.C.”

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This February 19, 2014 Pittsburgh Post-Gazette article talks about Governor Corbett’s latest push to gain approval for his alternative to accepting

 

English: Tom Corbett at the McCain rally at th...

English: Tom Corbett at the McCain rally at the Greater Pittsburgh International Airport (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

 

the federal Medicaid expansion.

 

 

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“State holds Medicaid hearing”

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This January 8, 2014 article on the Altoona Mirror website talks about a hearing held regarding Medicaid in Pennsylvania.  The plan that was the focus of the hearing was the one proposed by Governor Tom Corbett which has been a topic of heated debate.

 

English: Tom Corbett at the McCain rally at th...

English: Tom Corbett at the McCain rally at the Greater Pittsburgh International Airport (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

 

 

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“Top Obamacare scribe calls Corbett plan ‘a sham'”

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English: Tom Corbett at the McCain rally at the Greater Pittsburgh International Airport (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

 

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This December 15, 2013 article found on the Philly.com website talks about the Obama administration’s response to Governor Tom Corbett’s health care plan, specifically pointing out it includes items that go against the 2010 federal health care law.

 

 

Poll: Do you feel PA Medicaid should be expanded?

This poll is one I thought I would post to see what my readers thought about Medicaid expansion in Pennsylvania.

Those who choose to answer the poll have the option of adding their own response to the question if they don’t see a response that fits their personal views.   No personal information is collected if you choose to take part in this poll.

 

 

“Medicaid expansion killed in House — now what?”

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SVG of Pennsylvania state seal (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

 

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This July 1, 2013 article describes the failure of the PA House of Representatives to pass the Medicaid expansion bill.

 

 

 

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