Chris reviews the Phillie’s third straight loss to the Pirates and the Eagles selection of Lane Johnson in the first round of the NFL Draft. He also discusses the opening of the George W. Bush Presidential Library and the chances that Kermit Gosnell could be acquitted. He talks to Ray Didinger from CSN Philly, Steve Cordasco on Finance Friday, and Lesley Van Arsdall from CBS 3.
A new report from an independent agency created by the state legislature, and a warning from the state welfare secretary, add to the debate over whether Pennsylvania should opt for Medicaid expansion under the new federal health care law.
About 100 protesters marched from Philadelphia City Hall to Corbett’s regional office at Broad and Walnut Streets, demanding that he agree to expand Medicaid to cover an additional 700,000 uninsured Pennsylvanians.
Chris details the Phillies second straight loss to start the season, the fallout from Rutgers decision to fire men’s basketball coach Mike Rice, and NBC’s decision to replace Jay Leno with Jimmy Fallon. He also talks to Comedian Christopher Titus and to Author C.W. Anderson about his book, Rebuliding the News.
Corbett spokeswoman Christine Cronkright says the governor and Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius had a “meaningful discussion” in Washington Tuesday evening.
Governor Tom Corbett’s meeting with HHS secretary Katlheen Sebelius has not resulted in a change of heart for the governor when it comes to his position on expanding Medicaid eligibility in Pennsylvania.
A suburban Philadelphia ambulance company and its top two officials have pleaded guilty to federal charges in a scheme that prosecutors said cost the Medicare and Medicaid programs more than $2.5 million in improper payments.
The Pennsylvania Hospital Association is trying to persuade Governor Corbett to expand Medicaid in the state with an argument they hope will appeal to him, the economic development advantages of the program.
Several Republican members of the Pennsylvania Senate now indicate they support expanding Medicaid eligibility, but a spokesman for the Senate majority leader says it won’t matter much if the governor doesn’t get behind it.
Governor Corbett is in the middle of a political firestorm over his pending decision on whether to accept an expansion of Medicaid in Pennsylvania and there’s pressure on both sides.
A Commonwealth Court judge declared unconstitutional two state laws passed in 2010 and 2011 that siphoned tobacco settlement money from the “AdultBasic” health insurance program.
Chris discusses the aftermath of sequestration and the consequences for President Obama, Mitt Romney’s interview with Chris Wallace of Fox News Sunday, and Louis Farrakhan’s birth control conspiracy claims. He also talks to Jeff Roe and Michael Bronstein on this week’s Monday Morning Matchup.
What does ObamaCare mean for you? The more you understand, the better you’ll fare.
Gov. Chris Christie announced Tuesday that he would expand Medicaid health insurance coverage to more low-income New Jersey adults as part of President Barack Obama’s health insurance overhaul — all while making it clear he’s “no fan of” the president’s program.
New Jersey officials say enrollment will end next week in a temporary health insurance program for patients with pre-existing medical conditions.
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