Against the backdrop of Pennsylvanians living longer and the demand for services increasing, long-term care facilities across Pennsylvania will share in a $14.2 million windfall from the federal government to enhance services for residents, the state Health Department said Tuesday.
When drugmaker Eli Lilly announced Wednesday it will slash the list price for some of its insulin products the news raised questions about what will happen to other efforts to provide low-cost insulin.
Lawmakers in Harrisburg heard about the challenges substance use treatment providers, community leaders, and law enforcement are facing in their efforts to combat addiction at a legislative hearing on Thursday.
A Democratic state lawmaker from Philadelphia says he plans to reintroduce legislation to end $5 medical co-pays for incarcerated Pennsylvanians.
It was all about people, good solid care, hard work and the honor of being part of my patient’s life.
An investigation by The Markup and STAT found 49 out of 50 telehealth websites sharing health data via Big Tech’s tracking tools.
In June, Governor Wolf and 13 other governors urged Congress to take action to prolong the Affordable Care Act (ACA) subsidies to stabilize health care coverage for civilians and families.
On August 12, the House passed the Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) sending the bill to President Joe Biden’s desk to be signed into law. This historic legislation will significantly reduce the cost of prescription drugs and healthcare in the US.
Pennsylvania’s US Senator Bob Casey voted in favor of the bill, while Sen. Toomey voted against it.
Hospitals in Pennsylvania are struggling to find enough nurses to fill open positions, a problem that is only made worse by delays affecting nurse licensing.