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[NEWS] Tell your senator to vote against this last-ditch attempt to add a Medicaid work requirement: Opinion

 

Our vice president for healthcare services, Monica Medina McCurdy, recently penned an op-ed calling for the protection of Medicaid.

From Pennlive.com

We have yet another example of elected leaders grasping at easy political "wins" instead of real solutions, and failing the good people of the Commonwealth.

Legislation sponsored by Rep. Dan Moul, R-Adams, passed the state House Tuesday by a vote of 102-91. Because the bill was amended in the House, it now returns heads to the state Senate for a vote that could happen with just six hours' notice.

There are three major problems with Moul's bill, a piece of budget-enabling legislation known as the Human Services Code.

It seeks to limit access to healthcare for Pennsylvanians - mostly elderly, disabled, and/or low-income workers - who are easy political scapegoats for sure.