Latest GOP Health Care Bill Would Raise Premiums for Many, Analysts Say

Posted at http://www.publicnewsservice.org/2017-04-27/health-issues/latest-gop-health-care-bill-would-raise-premiums-for-many-analysts-say/a57456-1 April 27, 2017 – Andrea Sears, Public News Service (PA) Play Audio in Browser Window Under the new bill, a 40-year-old who had breast cancer would pay $32,740 a year more for insurance, analysts say. (Rhoda Baer/Wikimedia … Continued

The New Version of the GOP Health Care Bill is Even Worse Than We Thought

Posted at http://thirdandstate.org/2017/april/new-version-gop-health-care-bill-even-worse-we-thought Apr 26, 2017 09:57 am | Marc Stier Having failed to enact a plan that would lead 24 million Americans and 1.1 million in PA to lose health insurance, the House Republicans have returned with a new amendment, … Continued

Health Care Again

Posted at http://thirdandstate.org/2017/april/health-care-again Apr 21, 2017 11:30 am | Marc Stier Health Care Again News reports indicate that, as many of us had feared, the Republicans in Congress and President Trump have not given up on their effort on health … Continued

The Health Care Debate Back on in Washington—Protect Children

From Pennsylvania Partnerships for Children (http://www.papartnerships.org): With your amazing support, we stopped damaging action by Congress to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act and make negative changes to Medicaid in late March, but late breaking information indicates that the … Continued

More Support for Family Caregivers in PA

Posted at http://www.publicnewsservice.org/2017-04-20/senior-issues/more-support-for-family-caregivers-in-pa/a57359-1 April 20, 2017 – Andrea Sears, Public News Service (PA) Play Audio in Browser Window Hospitals must tell caregivers about discharge plans and give training for home care. (agilemktg1/Flickr) HARRISBURG, Pa. – Family caregivers in Pennsylvania now … Continued

Kansas Legislature Passes Medicaid Expansion, Remaining States Should Too

Posted at http://www.clasp.org/issues/work-supports/in-focus/kansas-legislature-passes-medicaid-expansion-remaining-states-should-too Mar 30, 2017 By Jessica Gehr On Tuesday, the overwhelmingly Republican Kansas state Senate passed a bill by a 25 to 14 majority that would expand Medicaid coverage to over 150,000 people.  This bill had previously passed the House … Continued

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