House Appropriations Committee examines $19B Human Services budget

BY: - April 11, 2023

Acting Human Services Secretary Valerie Arkoosh appeared before the Pennsylvania House Appropriations Committee on Tuesday to field lawmakers’ questions on issues ranging from mental health to dental care as they parsed the state’s largest departmental budget. The $19 billion spending proposal for the Department of Human Services includes a $2.7 billion increase over the 2021-22 […]

Pa. lawmakers roll out bipartisan proposal aimed at curbing Medicaid fraud

BY: - January 13, 2020

Pushback to a proposed "False Claims Act," began piling up less than a hour after it was introduced at a Capitol news conference on Monday.

Focusing on accountability, DePasquale announces surprise audits of Medicaid contractors

BY: - April 24, 2019

The Democrat says he wants to find out if the state is getting the most bang for its Medicaid buck.