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Health Advocacy Groups Urge PA to Improve Staffing at Assistance Offices Before Major Medicaid Changes Begin

National Cancer Institute

Big changes will be coming to Pennsylvania’s Medicaid program, starting April first. A coalition of health advocacy organizations is calling on the state to make sure it has enough staff to handle the paperwork. WESA’s Kate Giammarise has more.

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(Original air-date: 3/9/23)

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.