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New Policy Change Means Pregnant Women in PA Will Get a Full Year of Medicaid Coverage

Camylla Battani

Pregnant women in Pennsylvania who are insured through Medicaid will now have healthcare coverage for a full year after giving birth, rather than just 60 days postpartum. WESA’s Kate Giammarise has more.

Read the full story at: https://www.wesa.fm/politics-government/2022-04-11/pennsylvanians-will-now-get-a-full-year-of-medicaid-coverage-after-giving-birth

(Original air-date: 4/12/22)

Kate Giammarise focuses her reporting on poverty, social services and affordable housing. Before joining WESA, she covered those topics for the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette for nearly five years; prior to that, she spent several years in the paper’s Harrisburg bureau covering the legislature, governor and state government. She was part of the P-G staff that won the 2019 Pulitzer Prize for Breaking News Reporting on the mass shooting at the Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh.