Monthly Archives: August 2014

PHLP Statement on Approval of Healthy Pennsylvania to Expand Medicaid

The agreement between the federal and Pennsylvania governments extends health coverage to nearly 600,000 low-income Pennsylvanians. “We’ve waited a long time for this agreement,” said Laval Miller-Wilson, Executive Director of PHLP. Read our full statement here.  

Attention: CHIP Now Covers Replacement Glasses

CHIP now covers replacement glasses in all plans. The Department of Insurance issued a new Policy Clarification on July 28, 2014. The document affirms that CHIP will cover eyeglasses up to two prescriptions a year. This allows replacement of eyeglasses … Continue reading

2014 News

PHLP Releases Medical Assistance Eligibility Manual PHLP has expanded and updated its Medical Assistance Eligibility Manual. Intended for health care advocates and the general public, this manual describes eligibility for Pennsylvania’s Medicaid Assistance (or Medicaid) program in plain language. Readers … Continue reading