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June 28, 2017
News Release: Although U.S. Senate leaders have postponed a vote on the Better Care Reconciliation Act (BCRA) until after the July 4 recess, Pennsylvania’s health care provider community continues its push to protect access to affordable, reliable health care coverage.
The Pennsylvania Health Care Cost Containment Council (PHC4) today released its Hospitalizations for Opioid Overdose – 2016 report. The report shows overdose trends for both heroin and pain medication. Trends include hospitalization rates, mortality rates, and payments, as well as geographic breakdowns.
June 27, 2017
Last week, the U.S. Senate released the Better Care Reconciliation Act of 2017, its version of legislation to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act (ACA). The proposal jeopardizes coverage, weakens Medicaid, and undermines critical protections.
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June 06, 2017 | Michael Consuelos
Hospital emergency rooms across the state are working to realize the potential for opportunity within the tragedy of Pennsylvania’s opioid epidemic. While caring for overdose survivors rescued from death, emergency rooms are working to foster connections that could help those patients recover their lives.
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April 25, 2017 | Paula Bussard
March 03, 2017 | Andy Carter
Obamacare (officially, the Affordable Care Act) gave a big helping hand to one in 12 Pennsylvanians who now have health insurance because of the law. But if you are one of the majority of Pennsylvanians who get coverage through your job, the Affordable Care Act has helped you too.