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Pa. Department of Welfare Moves To Eliminate Medical Assistance Backlog

The Pennsylvania Department of Public Welfare is sending out letters this week in an effort to fast track tens of thousands of Medical Assistance recipients who were booted from the program due to confusion and backlog.


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New Pa. Food Stamp Policy Takes Effect This Week

In order to qualify for food stamps, recipients under the age of 60 will have to have less than $5,500 in certain assets, while the limit is $9,000 for those 60 and over or disabled.


Death of Autistic Man Leads To Closure of Facility

The state Department of Welfare is moving to shut down one of several dozen Bucks County facilities run by Woods Services, where a young man with autism died after being left for hours in a […]