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On December 6, 2013, the Pennsylvania Department of Public Welfare released its proposed health insurance plan, which it calls “Healthy PA.”  Although it is presented as the state’s Medicaid Expansion proposal, it would also scale back benefits for the more-than-1,000,000 current Medicaid recipients in Pennsylvania.  In addition to scaled back benefits, the plan proposes new cost-sharing (fees for participants) and a job search or employment requirement.  It is important that Medicaid reform NOT reduce coverage for more than a million people already on Medicaid -- seniors, people with disab

 

Nikki Johnson-Huston, Esq., is a member of the Board of Trustees of Project HOME. She is an award-winning attorney in Philadelphia, a motivational speaker, and a strong advocate for justice. This article appeared recently in The Huffington Post

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