The Pennsylvania House passes bill with major changes to the state's Medicaid program.
On Tuesday, the House passed HB 59 that includes proposals that would have a negative effect on Pennsylvania adults, children, and families.

Some changes include:
  • imposing work requirements on certain medical assistance recipients.
  • charging a Medicaid premium for children with disabilities whose families receive income 1,000 percent above the federal poverty level.

HB 59 now moves to the Senate.
asking them to:

  • say NO to adding Medicaid premiums.
  • say NO to adding work requirements.
  • say NO to HB 59. 
  • PROTECT coverage so ALL children in Pennsylvania have access to the services they need.

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