Pa. Gov. Unveils Medicaid Reform, Insurance Expansion Plan
By Matt Fair
Law360, Philadelphia (December 6, 2013, 2:28 PM EST) -- Pennsylvania’s governor unveiled a plan Friday that would allow the state to use federal funding offered through the Affordable Care Act to provide private insurance to low-income state residents and modernize its Medicaid program by diversifying coverage options and imposing work search requirements on recipients.
Gov. Tom Corbett said he would ask the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services to approve a waiver allowing the state to establish a private insurance program, known as Healthy Pennsylvania, to provide coverage to residents some 500,000 residents who...