Webinar: Making Medicaid Expansion a Reality in PA

Eight and counting, that’s the number of Republican governors who have determined that opting into the expansion of Medicaid health coverage under the Affordable Care Act is good for their state’s citizens and economy.

In a webinar this week hosted by the Pennsylvania Budget and Policy Center, health care experts looked at the nuts and bolts of the Medicaid expansion and what is being done to make it happen in Pennsylvania. You can watch the webinar below.

In the webinar, Jesse Cross-Call of the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities in Washington, D.C. presents an overview of the Medicaid expansion; Sharon Ward of the Pennsylvania Budget and Policy Center discusses recent studies showing the economic benefits of expanding coverage in Pennsylvania; and Antoinette Kraus of the Pennsylvania Health Access Network explains what's happening on the ground to make expansion in the commonwealth a reality.

You can get the PowerPoint from the webinar here and more details on our next webinar on education funding here.


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