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Western Pa. representatives divided on how to lower prescription drug prices

In his State of the Union speech this week, Trump pledged to take action to lower costs of prescription drugs.

By Lucy Perkins/WESA

New budget model for rural hospitals is not a panacea for fiscal woes

A new fiscal model aimed at keeping rural hospitals solvent is expanding in Pennsylvania, though this global budgeting strategy doesn’t always prevent facilities from operating at a loss.

By Sarah Boden/WESA

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Pennsylvania offers student debt repayment for health care workers in addiction treatment field

Doctors, licensed social workers and other behavioral health care professionals who have been working in the field of substance use disorder treatment for at least two years are eligible to apply.

By Sarah Boden/WESA

Health insurance premiums on federal exchange are a bit lower, but not in Pennsylvania

“It’s bit of a strange market, but insurers know more or less what they’re dealing with.”
By Sarah Boden/WESA