Pregnant woman relaxing in the living room during corona virus outbreak

Doula nonprofit offers financial assistance for state certification

BY: - May 11, 2023

As state lawmakers in Harrisburg work to combat Pennsylvania’s maternal mortality crisis, an advocacy organization is helping doulas with the cost to obtain a state certification, a move they hope will bring more people into the field and improve maternal health outcomes across the commonwealth.


Medicaid Cutoffs: An American horror story | Opinion

BY: - May 1, 2023

Some 15M Americans are being thrown off Medicaid. No elected official should stand for this.


What to do about cuts to state Medicaid rolls? | Editorial Cartoon

BY: - April 29, 2023

Millions of kids could lose health coverage as states purge Medicaid rolls as enhanced pandemic benefits end.

Report: Ranks of uninsured Pa. kids dropped during pandemic | Tuesday Morning Coffee

BY: - December 13, 2022

But the end of the public health emergency could undo that progress, an advocacy group has warned.

How a U.S. Supreme Court case could curtail Medicaid patients’ rights | Analysis

BY: - November 30, 2022

Twenty-two Republican-leaning states have urged the court to block beneficiaries from suing.

Pa. extends postpartum Medicaid coverage for pregnant persons

BY: - August 5, 2021

The extension will take effect beginning April 1, 2022  and will be available for five years as an optional part of the American Rescue Plan. 

Billions of dollars for Medicaid expansion dangled in front of holdout states

BY: - February 11, 2021

Holdout states include Florida, Georgia, North Carolina, Kansas, Tennessee and Wisconsin. Pennsylvania already has opted into the expansion.


The Affordable Care Act is helping women of color in Pa. Now it’s at risk | Opinion

BY: - February 12, 2020

Thanks to the Affordable Care Act, 20 million Americans have been able to afford health insurance. Many of those same people would have been turned away because of pre-existing conditions


I’m a researcher: How Pa’s Medicaid expansion went beyond just data and touched my life | Opinion

BY: - August 4, 2019

We need to get the profit motive out of our healthcare system and make health care accessible and free to every human being in this country. Anything less is an early death sentence to our beloved and a loss beyond repair.