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May 18, 2021

CMS: Millions Forgo Care during Pandemic

A new report from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) outlines the ways the COVID-19 pandemic has impacted care, with millions of patients on Medicaid and the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) missing appointments for critical dental, behavioral health, and preventive services.

May 14, 2021

Washington Health System, Lawmakers Discuss Path Forward for Post-COVID-19 Health Care

Every hospital and health system has had its own experience with COVID-19, and their paths forward are as diverse as the communities they serve. One thing, however, remains the same across the state: Pennsylvania’s hospital community must remain strong. Today, lawmakers and leaders from Washington Health System (WHS) outlined how the Health Care Heroes and Public Health Preparedness (PA Heroes) Act could improve the public health infrastructure, health care workforce, and access to behavioral health care.