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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

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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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Pennsylvania & The Affordable Care Act

What The Affordable Care Act Means For Pennsylvanians

10/01/2013

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New Jersey & The Affordable Care Act

What The Affordable Care Act Means For New Jerseyans

10/01/2013

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Delaware & The Affordable Care Act

What The Affordable Care Act Means For Delawareans

10/01/2013

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Corbett Takes A Hit From Both Sides On Health Proposal

Governor Corbett is getting hit from both sides after unveiling his proposal to expand access to health care using federal Medicaid dollars.

09/18/2013

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Corbett Unveils Health Insurance Proposal For Pennsylvania

Corbett continues to insist that Pennsylvania cannot afford to expand the current Medicaid program. Instead, he is proposing to make Medicaid benefits more in line with what the working insured get.

09/16/2013

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Governor Corbett Talks With Dom Giordano About Expanding Medicaid

PHILADELPHIA (CBS)– 1210 WPHT’s Dom Giordano spoke with Pennsylvania Governor Tom Corbett on the hot topic of Washington expanding Medicaid. Corbett says he believes “there is a Pennsylvania solution for Pennsylvania,” and Washington is trying to […]

09/13/2013

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Corbett Eyeing ‘Pa-Based’ Solution To Expanding Medicaid

Governor Corbett has heretofore resisted calls to embrace an expansion of Medicaid, citing concerns about whether the federal government will remain committed to funding levels.

09/13/2013

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US Health Secretary Sebelius Visits Philadelphia To Highlight New Obamacare Features

“A brand new day is coming,” said Kathleen Sebelius, referring to October 1st, when people without health care coverage will be eligible to enroll in a “marketplace” to buy affordable health insurance.

08/22/2013

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