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Lawsuit Filed Over Governor Corbett’s Overhaul Of Medicaid

Healthcare advocates filed a federal class action in Philadelphia on Monday asking a judge to stop part of Governor Tom Corbett’s new Healthy Pennsylvania Medicaid plan.

12/23/2014

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Health Reform Advocates Say Tom Wolf’s Election Benefits Uninsured Poor

Tom Wolf’s election signals the likely end of the state’s controversial alternative to Medicaid expansion.

11/09/2014

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US Approves Pennsylvania Medicaid Plan

A half-million more low-income Pennsylvanians are in line to get federally funded health insurance after the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services approved the state’s plan,

08/28/2014

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Gov. Corbett Secures 9 Insurers For Medicaid Alternative

Governor Corbett announced, yesterday, that nine insurers have signed on to provide health coverage for low income Pennsylvanians.

06/21/2014

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Federal Approval Pending, Corbett Administration Moves Ahead With Medicaid Plan

A month ago, Governor Corbett said negotiations with the Obama administration over his health insurance plan were at a “breaking point”. But last week, he said things had improved

05/09/2014

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Circumcision May Be A Financial Decision

Back in the 1960’s, 83% of American baby boys were circumcised. That number is now 77%. Researchers say it is, in part, due to limited finances in the Hispanic community.

04/24/2014

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Medicaid Patients Less Likely To Get Primary Care Appointment

Study finds privately insured patients are more than 25% more likely to get a primary care appointment than patients on Medicaid.

04/16/2014

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Corbett: Medicaid Talks At ‘Breaking Point’

Governor Corbett is frustrated over negotiations with the federal government.

04/06/2014

Can I Pay For A Dentist With My Health Insurance?

For children, those younger than 19, dental care is a pediatric service that must be covered as an essential benefit.

03/20/2014

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Pa. Gets Potential Medicaid Cases From U.S. Agency

Tens of thousands of Pennsylvanians who might be eligible for Medicaid are supposed to be contacted by a state caseworker after their applications were held up by computer glitches.

03/11/2014

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Analyst: Corbett Makes “Shrewd” Moves In Tough Election Year

Governor Corbett made a couple of moves that surprised political observers this past week.

03/09/2014

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Corbett Tweaks Medicaid Proposal

Governor Corbett is proposing a new approach to job search requirements as he negotiates with the Obama administration over his alternative proposal to expansion of Medicaid.

03/06/2014

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Robert M. Slutsky

Attorney Robert M. Slutsky, an expert in elder law and estate planning, is back on Talk Philly to provide his expertise on the how to finance Long Term Care.

03/04/2014

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PA Nursing Homes: “We’re On Brink Of Financial Collapse”

Nursing homes in Pennsylvania are sounding the alarm that they are on a path toward fiscal ruin.

02/23/2014

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Corbett Administration Submits Proposal To Use Medicaid Funds For Health Insurance

Governor Corbett proposes to use federal Medicaid money to subsidize private health insurance for adults who don’t currently have coverage.

02/20/2014

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