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Wolf, Kenney Call on Federal Government to Match State, Local Funds to Address Hahnemann Care Gaps

Harrisburg, PA – Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf and Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney today said that their administrations are prepared to spend up to $15 million to address potential gaps in service and continuity of care concerns related to the bankruptcy by the corporate owners of Hahnemann and St. Christopher’s hospitals. Governor Wolf and Mayor Kenney…

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Gov. Wolf Signs Historic Health Insurance Reform Legislation Creating State-Based Exchange

Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf today signed into law House Bill 3, a historic reform to health insurance that creates an online exchange operated by the state in lieu of the federal government. The legislation provides for lower premiums and increased access to health insurance by developing a state-based health insurance exchange and a…

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Wolf Administration Awards Grants for Projects Targeting Better Health Outcomes in North Philadelphia

Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf today announced details of projects selected to support improved health outcomes in North Philadelphia’s Health Enterprise Zone (HEZ), an eight-mile area in Philadelphia with a large Medicaid population but poor health outcomes. In February, Gov. Wolf announced the award of $3 million for five programs to create projects that…

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Pennsylvania Gov. Wolf, Former Clinic Escort, Denounces National Effort to Ban Abortion

 Harrisburg, PA — Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf renewed his vow on Thursday to veto any legislation that infringes on the rights of women to make their own healthcare choices, including abortion. The affirmation comes in the wake of approval of women’s rights-crippling legislation in Missouri, Georgia, and Alabama, and as the Pennsylvania legislature is advancing…

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