(TALLAHASSEE, Fla.) -- Florida will soon bar transgender residents from using Medicaid to pay for gender-affirming care, according to the state's Agency for Health Care Administration. The rule goes into effect Aug. 21. Several accredited medical institutions, including the American Academy of Pediatrics and the... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- President Joe Biden signed an executive order Wednesday that paves the way for Medicaid to pay for abortion services for people having to travel out of state. Speaking from the White House virtually, Biden continued to criticize the Supreme Court's June 25 decision... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- President Joe Biden is expected to sign an executive order on Wednesday that will pave the way for Medicaid to pay for abortion services for people having to travel out of state, according to a senior Biden administration official. The new directive will... Read More.
(LOS ANGELES) -- California Gov. Gavin Newsom signed the "Momnibus Act" into law on Monday to address racial disparities in maternal and infant health, a victory especially for families of color. The law will create a fund to grow and diversify the midwifery workforce, extend... Read More.
Harrisburg, PA - The Wolf Administration joined leadership from the legislative Women’s Health Caucus, the Maternity Care Coalition, and the Pennsylvania Health Access Network to announce Pennsylvania’s intent to extend the postpartum coverage period for mothers eligible for Medicaid because of their pregnancy. This historic... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- Puerto Rico could lose Medicaid funding in less than two months, putting at risk roughly 1.5 million people -- nearly half the island's population -- unless Congress acts quickly. As COVID-19 continues to batter the island -- with at least 2,561 deaths among... Read More.
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Gov. Tom Wolf says Pennsylvania won't apply for a Medicaid block grant proposed by President Donald Trump's administration that would include a limit on how much the federal government contributes. Wolf said Thursday's Trump administration proposal could lead to... Read More.
Harrisburg, PA – Two women in our area, one from Clarion County and another from Jefferson County, were charged in a statewide welfare fraud investigation. The Office of State Inspector General (OSIG) filed welfare fraud charges against 45 individuals during the month of December 2019.... Read More.