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.
Governor Wolf said Congress is complicit in the rate increases stemming from the President’s decision not to continue making cost-sharing reduction payments that help insurance companies offer affordable rates for health insurance.
Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf released the following statement on the failure of the Graham-Cassidy amendment and the need for bipartisan work on health insurance market stabilization to continue.
Governor Wolf, Administration Officials Urge Senators to Reject Graham-Cassidy Health Care Reform ProposalSeptember 22, 2017
Governor Wolf and members of his administration urged Sens. Bob Casey and Pat Toomey to reject the seriously flawed Graham-Cassidy health care reform proposal, citing its devastating effects on millions of Pennsylvanians, many of whom have benefited from the Affordable Care Act and Medicaid expansion implemented under Gov. Wolf.