Governor Wolf voiced serious concerns about a new report saying federal health care changes could mean the loss of the 85,000 jobs in Pennsylvania, the second most of any state in the country, and billions lost in both Pennsylvania’s gross state product and business output.
Governor Wolf said that the U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency’s (DEA) statistics on fatal overdoses in Pennsylvania increasing again last year are a call for the state and federal government to redouble efforts to combat the heroin and opioid epidemic, not dial efforts back with funding cuts.
Wolf Administration Awards $5.6 Million in Grants to Improve Coordination of Care for Medicaid BeneficiariesJune 01, 2017
The Wolf Administration’s Department of Human Services announced that it has awarded approximately $5.6 million in onboarding grants to help connect inpatient hospitals/ facilities, outpatient practices/providers, and other eligible providers to the Pennsylvania Patient & Provider Network or Public Health Gateway.
Following up on a personal conversation earlier this month, Governor Wolf shared his concerns with Senator Pat Toomey in a letter about the impact of federal health care cuts and loss of consumer protections, along with the concerns of shared constituents.
Governor Wolf, Insurance Commissioner React to the Congressional Budget Office’s New Score of the American Health Care ActMay 24, 2017
Governor Tom Wolf and Insurance Commissioner Teresa Miller issued the following statements on the Congressional Budget Office’s new score of the American Health Care Act.