More than 3.5 million Pennsylvanians are enrolled in the Medicaid program, commonly known as Medical Assistance.
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State Republicans and Democrats swiftly passed the initiative, which draws from federal American Rescue Plan funds that Pennsylvania got last March.
Jennersville Hospital is closed and Brandywine Hospital will close soon and that has left health care providers looking for ways to provide care to residents.
The plans involve adding hospital beds within regions for 60 days to absorb patients from swamped hospitals.
The large number of cases is causing long wait times in emergency rooms and burn out among health care workers – according to representatives from several health systems in the region.
The two occupants appeared uninjured but were taken to a hospital as a precaution
It’s important to understand how Pennsylvania’s vaccinated and unvaccinated populations differ.