Monthly Archives: October 2011

Action Alert: DPW to Implement Medicaid Copays for Some Families of Children with Disabilities

The Department of Public Welfare (DPW) has been instructed to require certain families to pay copays for services provided under Medical Assistance to children with disabilities whose family income is more than 200% of the federal poverty level. PHLP conducted a survey detailing the impact that copays would have on families (a summary of results is available here). PHLP has also … Continue reading

PHLP Survey Reveals Provider Co-Payments Will Burden Families of Children with Special Health Care Needs

As part of the 2011-12 state budget, the Pennsylvania Department of Public Welfare was directed to impose co-payments for Medicaid services on children with special health care needs whose family income is more than 200% of the federal poverty guidelines.  … Continue reading

September 2011 Health Law PA News

DPW Proposes Expanding Medicaid Managed Care U.S. Supreme Court Will Decide Whether Medicaid Recipients Can Sue State 33,000 Pennsylvanians Lose Medicaid Eligibility in July …and much more.