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Pennsylvania’s alternative to Medicaid expansion would require 700+ new workers

Pennsylvania’s ambitious alternative to expanding Medicaid — a private-market initiative that Gov. Tom Corbett says is designed to save money — would require 723 new state workers, about one percent of the current workforce. The projected number of hires, detailed by state officials, is far higher than most states have needed and surprised some public-policy […]


Tom Corbett’s final Medicaid expansion plan: Gentler, but still an outlier

HARRISBURG, Pa. — Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett’s administration on Wednesday submitted a softer version of its Medicaid proposal that restores some benefits, but is still viewed by analysts as the most extreme state plan to expand coverage under the Affordable Care Act. The state seeks to use federal Medicaid dollars to subsidize commercial insurance for […]