Wolf announces new health plan for impoverished seniors

Wolf announces new health plan for impoverished seniors

Governor Tom Wolf’s administration rolled out a new health care plan that partners with private insurance companies to coordinate care for elderly and disabled Pennsylvanians. 

The program, called Community HealthChoices, will be mandatory for all individuals over the age of 21 who receive both Medicare and Medicaid. 

Thursday, December 7, 2017/Author: Stephen Caruso
Gov. Wolf makes it official, vetoes Human Services Code

Gov. Wolf makes it official, vetoes Human Services Code

Making good on a promise of veto Thursday, Gov. Tom Wolf officially sent House Bill 59 back to the House with his disapproval.

Thursday, October 19, 2017/Author: Jason Gottesman
Categories: News and Views
Despite Republican pleas, Gov. Wolf will still veto Human Services Code bill

Despite Republican pleas, Gov. Wolf will still veto Human Services Code bill

While several dozen House Republican legislators—including the entire leadership team—held a news conference Tuesday to implore on Gov. Tom Wolf to sign a controversial Human Services Code bill, the governor said he is still holding firm on his promise to veto the legislation.

Tuesday, October 17, 2017/Author: Jason Gottesman
Categories: News and Views
Changes likely for Pennsylvania’s Medicaid managed care system

Changes likely for Pennsylvania’s Medicaid managed care system

A provision of the Human Services Code bill moving its way through the General Assembly as part of the final package of budget-related bills could potentially bring some dramatic changes to Pennsylvania’s Medicaid managed care system.

Thursday, August 17, 2017/Author: Jason Gottesman
Categories: News and Views
Gov. Wolf on potential PA recount: “We don’t have any reason to believe there has been fraud”

Gov. Wolf on potential PA recount: “We don’t have any reason to believe there has been fraud”

Gov. Tom Wolf was featured on KDKA 1020AM’s morning show with Larry Reichert and John Shumway Tuesday morning where he commented on the attempt by 2016 Green Party Presidential nominee Jill Stein to initiate a recount of Pennsylvania’s November 8, 2016, vote totals for President and US Senate.

 

During the interview, Gov. Wolf said that while he is not familiar with all of the facts alleged in Stein’s lawsuit, there has been no evidence of voter fraud in Pennsylvania.

 

“We don’t have any reason to believe there has been fraud,” he said. “We just don’t see any evidence of that.”

Tuesday, November 29, 2016/Author: Jason Gottesman
Categories: News and Views
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