No Justification to Time Limit Medicaid

Posted at https://www.clasp.org/blog/no-justification-time-limit-medicaid By Jessica Gehr The attack on health care is continuing in Washington, D.C. The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), part of the federal Department of Health and Human Services, has approved state waivers that will block families … Continued

A Report on Pennsylvania’s Community Conversations on Women’s Health

From the Women’s Law Project (http://www.womenslawproject.org/): Throughout 2017, the Women’s Law Project worked with our partners in the Pennsylvania Campaign for Women’s Health to organize and host 12 public conversations in 10 cities and towns across the Commonwealth, so we … Continued

Speak Up Now for Medicaid and SNAP

From Moms Rising (https://www.momsrising.org/): There are literal lifesavers around us that we can’t see! For example, Medicaid and SNAP (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program or food stamps). They are there when we need them, saving lives and boosting our economy. They … Continued

Report Links SNAP to Lower Health Care Costs

Posted at http://www.publicnewsservice.org/2018-01-18/hunger-food-nutrition/report-links-snap-to-lower-health-care-costs/a61066-1 January 18, 2018 – Andrea Sears, Public News Service (PA) Play Audio in Browser Window Studies show that SNAP benefits help families purchase healthier diets. (TeroVesalainen/Pixabay) HARRISBURG, Pa. – A new report links access to SNAP benefits … Continued

Trump’s Medicaid Work Requirements: Meet Real Life

Posted at https://www.chn.org/2018/01/12/17738/#.WmEOsq6nEdU By Lecia Imbery January 12, 2018  “There’s a stereotype that disability recipients don’t want to work. The reality is very different.” On Jan. 10, the Washington Post published a piece highlighting five Americans who receive federal disability benefits; the quote … Continued