Governor Tom Wolf today announced that Pennsylvania’s uninsured rate declined slightly from 5.6 percent in 2016 to 5.5 percent in 2017 – the lowest on record.
Governor Wolf joined a bipartisan group of governors to issue the following statement in response to proposed changes in health care policy for those with pre-existing conditions.
Governor Wolf was joined by state Representatives Mike Schlossberg and Peter Schweyer, as well as St. Luke’s University Health Network leaders and physicians to celebrate the positive economic and health care impact of expanding Medicaid in Pennsylvania.
Governor Wolf joined the governors of Colorado, Ohio, Alaska, and Nevada, to lay out a bipartisan plan that would improve our nation’s health system performance.
Governor Wolf wrote Pennsylvania’s United States Senators to warn that the $1.5 trillion deficit created by the Senate Republican’s tax bill will open the door to cuts to programs like Medicaid, Medicare and Social Security.