Category Archives: News Archive

2015 News

Free Training Opportunity for Navigators and Assisters In upcoming trainings in Harrisburg, Philadelphia, and Pittsburgh, staff from the Pennsylvania Health Law Project will provide navigators and assisters with the eligibility criteria for Medical Assistance for Workers with Disabilities (MAWD) and … 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

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

2012 News

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 … Continue reading

2011 News

PHLP Senior Attorney on Berks County TV – 12/14/11 David Gates, PHLP Policy Director and Senior Attorney, discusses Medicaid programs for individuals with developmental disabilities, including waivers, wraparound services, and recent cuts to the Medicaid program. See the full interview … Continue reading

2010 News

PHLP releases 2011 Medicare factsheets on: Medicare Savings Program (pdf, Nov 2010) Medicare Part D Low Income Subsidy (pdf, Nov 2010) NEW! November 2010 Health Law PA Newsletter New Medicare Durable Medical Equipment Program to Begin in SW Pennsylvania MA … Continue reading