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“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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Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (Medicaid administrator) logo (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

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“Corbett intends to move ahead with Medicaid plan, despite successor’s wishes”

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This November 18, 2014 article on the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette website, talks about Corbett’s plan to move ahead with implementing his HealthyPA medicare alternative to the federally offered Medicaid Expansion program, despite what Governor Elect Tom Wolf would like to see happen.

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)

“Report: Needy children not getting timely mental-health care”

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This August 2, 2013 article found on the Philly.com website talks about the ongoing issue of kids on Medicaid having to wait too long to begin mental health treatment.  Some wait a month or more after their first contact before their first therapy session begins.  There is a mandated 1 week time frame set by the state for people of all ages to begin treatment.

 

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?”

SVG of Pennsylvania state seal

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.

 

 

 

“Medicaid expansion wins Pa. Senate panel vote”

SVG of Pennsylvania state seal

SVG of Pennsylvania state seal (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

 

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This June 29, 2013 article on The Sentinel website talks about Medicaid expansion in Pennsylvania indicating it has passed a Senate panel.  It also shares some insight into who would benefit from the expansion of Medicaid in Pennsylvania

 

 

 

“Inquirer Editorial: Medicaid needs a timeout”

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This article published on Philly.com on December 2, 2011 discusses the recent cuts in Medicaid benefits driven by Gov. Tom Corbett

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