CLS applauds the Corbett Administration for providing additional guidance and assistance toPennsylvaniaadults who lost their adultBasic health insurance on March 1, 2011 in seeking health insurance coverage through the Medical Assistance program,Pennsylvania’s Medicaid program.
On April 14, 2011, the Pennsylvania Insurance Department sent out 8,300 letters to women between the ages of 18 and 44 who lost their adultBasic health insurance when the program ended. The letters advised women that they may qualify for SelectPlan for Women, a limited Medical Assistance program that provides gynecological care and other women’s health services. The letters also advised women as to how they could seek more comprehensive Medical Assistance benefits. Read the rest of this entry »