Gov. Wolf is boasting about Medicaid expansion—a major component of the federal government's health care overhaul. Unfortunately, the first year of full-blown Medicaid expansion will not result in better outcomes for the most vulnerable Pennsylvanians.
Our Medicaid program fails patients and taxpayers alike. Giving patients more control over their care, regularly reviewing eligibility, and making it easier for mid-level providers to serve low-income patients are a few responsible ways to give more Pennsylvanians access to high quality health care.
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