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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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Healthcare Advocates Line Up To Testify At Hearing On Pa. Medicaid Expansion

Pennsylvania Welfare Department officials planned to take testimony, today, on the state’s plan to expand Medicaid under certain conditions.

01/03/2014

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Corbett’s Medicaid Proposal For Pennsylvania Is Giving Some Headaches

As more Americans sign up online for healthcare under the Affordable Care Act, there is a growing envy among Pennsylvanians who would qualify for expanded Medicaid, but won’t get it come January.

12/11/2013

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Health: Next Step Taken To Overhaul and Expand Pennsylvania Medicaid

Pennsylvania Governor Tom Corbett unveiled details of his Medicaid reform plan today. He will submit a waiver in January to cover the uninsured, and the public comment period is now open.

12/06/2013

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Corbett Moves Ahead With Medicaid Proposal

The governor’s proposal will be posted online for a 30-day review period.

12/06/2013

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Good News For Uninsured Children

“Both the Medicaid and the CHIP programs are working together to reduce the number of uninsured children,” says Joan Alker, Executive Director at the Center for Children and Families.

12/01/2013

Michael Morrill hands out "football cards" of Governor Corbett, portraying him as the "Quarterback for Corporate Privateers."(credit: Pat Loeb)

Corbett’s Plan To Charge For Medicaid Gets Sporting Protest

Governor Corbett’s conditions for expanding Medicaid were the target of an unusual protest at Sunday’s Eagles game.

10/20/2013

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