For the fifth year in a row, the governor proposed flat funding for Medicaid rates in long-term care facilities, such as nursing homes.
As Pennsylvania’s lieutenant governor embarks on a listening tour to hear voters' views on legalized marijuana, it's important to consider the whole picture
It's been four years since Gov. Tom Wolf expanded Medicaid access to low-income adults.Since then, 1.4 million people have been covered, and Pennsylvania's uninsured rate has fallen to 5.5 percent. That's the lowest in...
Shapiro sued Thursday in an effort to keep health giant UPMC from ending its business relationship with rival Highmark Health, in hopes of preventing higher costs from hitting about 70,000 western Pennsylvania patients.
The Pennsylvania Senate's top Democrat is wading into the acrimonious -- and seemingly endless -- break up of two of the state's largest healthcare providers.Senate Minority Leader Jay Costa, D-Allegheny, is seeking co-sponsors for...
Even with Senate GOP leadership opposed and a decriminalization bill just receiving its first tentative vote last fall, Rep. Jake Wheatley sees reasons for optimism that this session could mean legal pot for Pennsylvania.
State lawmakers and Gov. Tom Wolf have made tremendous strides, but local responses are best crafted by county leaders and their partners in communities across the state.
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