Monthly Archives: January 2013

Medicaid Expansion: A Benefit for Rural Pennsylvania

On January 24, 2013, the Pennsylvania Health Law Project and the Pennsylvania Office of Rural Health (PORH) co-released a state-specific analysis titled “Medicaid Expansion: A Benefit for Rural Pennsylvania“. The paper looks at the unique set of issues that rural Pennsylvanians face regarding health status and … Continue reading

2013 News

Health Reform: Helping Children Transition from CHIP to Medicaid PHLP along with Community Legal Services, the Pennsylvania Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics, Pennsylvania Partnerships for Children and Public Citizens for Children and Youth have made a set of recommendations to … Continue reading

Medicaid Expansion in Pennsylvania Is Good For Families

On January 17, 2013, the Pennsylvania Health Law Project and the Georgetown University Health Policy Institute Center for Children and Families co-released a state-specific analysis titled “Medicaid Expansion in Pennsylvania is Good for Families“. The paper highlights the impact of Medicaid expansion on parents … Continue reading

Expanding Medicaid Generates Up to $400 Million in State Budget Savings

On January 10, 2013, the Pennsylvania Health Law Project released a state-specific analysis highlighting $400 million per year in fiscal savings if Pennsylvania lawmakers expand Medicaid to cover 600,000 uninsured adults. The analysis “Expanding Medicaid in PA: Consider the Savings”, … Continue reading

Attention: ACCESS Plus Providers, Consumers, and Advocates

On March 1st, 2013, the Department of Public Welfare (DPW) will change how Medical Assistance (MA) operates in North Central and Northeastern Pennsylvania. Medical Assistance in these areas will transition a majority of MA recipients from ACCESS Plus to a … Continue reading