“Pa. Medicaid expansion switch to be done by September”

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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.

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“Expanded Medicaid expected to help mental-health patients”

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This February 11, 2015 GoErie.com article talks about the transition from Medicaid to HealthyPA and then to the Federal Medicaid Expansion plan it reminds us that people can get enrolled in HealthyPA even though it is going to be replaced.

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“As Gov. Corbett transforms Medicaid on Jan. 1, fears, glitches, and now a lawsuit”

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This December 26, 2014 PennLive – The Patriot-News, article talks about the problems occurring with the transition from Medicaid to Gov. Corbett’s Healthy PA which is his Medicaid expansion alternative plan.

“Tension over healthcare between Corbett and Wolf”

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This November 22, 2014 The Sentinel article on CumberLink.com talks about the growing tension between Governor Corbett and Governor Tom Wolf as they battle over Medicaid expansion in Pennsylvania.

I have to wonder what kind of impact this power struggle will have on the people who would benefit from Medicaid as the political powerhouses duke it out on Capitol Hill

“An open letter to Governor-Elect Tom Wolf: A ‘fresh start’ on health care starts with rejecting Corbett’s Healthy PA plan”

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This November 5, 2014 Open Letter to Governor Wolf from Antoinette Kraus, Director of the Pennsylvania Health Access Network, talks about the need to ditch Corbett’s Medicaid plan and go with a traditional Medicaid expansion to ensure that Pennsylvanians who are eligible for Medicaid either get into the program or are able to keep their coverage if they are already in the program.

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

 

 

 

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