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Low Or No Cost Health Care Options For People With Low Incomes

Several health coverage and care options are now available for individuals and families in lower income brackets.


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Medicaid Expansion On Hold For Summer In Pennsylvania

Medicaid expansion in Pennsylvania is on hold for the summer as the state Senate backed away from its standoff with the House on the issue.


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Liquor Privatization, Medicaid Expansion Advance In PA Senate

The House back in March passed a liquor privatization bill and now the concept has cleared a major hurdle in the Senate, in the form of an amendment to the House bill passed early Saturday morning.


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Top Pa. GOP Senator Plans Medicaid Vote

Democrats in the legislature have vowed to try to force a vote on the expansion of Medicaid, something that Governor Corbett continues to resist.


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Pa. Democrats Push For Vote On Medicaid Expansion

Democrats are vowing to take any opportunity to try to force a vote and one of those opportunities came in the state House yesterday. Democrats tried to offer a Medicaid amendment to the budget.


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Center City Demonstrators Urge Corbett To Accept Medicaid Expansion in Pa.

“We want to take that big abstract number — 700,000 — and show these are real faces, these are real lives,” said one demonstration leader.


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Corbett Challenged Over Moving Kids To Medicaid

Gov. Tom Corbett is pressing the federal government for an exemption that he said will prevent about 70,000 Pennsylvania children in a state-subsidized health insurance program from having to switch to Medicaid, although a public interest law center challenging Corbett’s claims said the children will be better off under Medicaid.


Stigall Show Log 4.26.13

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.

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–04/26/2013

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Supporters And Opponents Weigh In On Medicaid Expansion In Pennsylvania

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.


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Marchers Urge Corbett To Accept Federal Funds to Expand Medicaid

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.


Stigall 4.4.13

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.

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–04/04/2013

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After Meeting With Obama Administration, Corbett Holds Ground On Medicaid Eligibility

Corbett spokeswoman Christine Cronkright says the governor and Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius had a “meaningful discussion” in Washington Tuesday evening.


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US Official Fails To Convince Gov. Corbett To Expand Medicaid Eligibility

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.



Pa. Ambulance Firm, Owners Plead Guilty In Fraud Case

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.


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Study: Medicaid Expansion Could Improve Pennsylvania’s Economic Health

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.