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Pa. drops controversial pro-union language in Medicaid contracts

More than 3.5 million Pennsylvanians are enrolled in the Medicaid program, commonly known as Medical Assistance.

By Kate Giammarise/WESA and Chris Potter/WESA

Pa. hospitals to get millions in federal relief to help hire, keep nurses

State Republicans and Democrats swiftly passed the initiative, which draws from federal American Rescue Plan funds that Pennsylvania got last March.

By Brett Sholtis

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Chester County EMS Council looks for solutions as it faces a 2nd hospital closure

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.

By Kenny Cooper/WHYY

Updated: January 7, 2022 | 3:55 am

Pennsylvania seeks more hospital beds, staff in COVID-19 surge

The plans involve adding hospital beds within regions for 60 days to absorb patients from swamped hospitals.

By The Associated Press

Hospitals across Pa. are overflowing with mostly unvaccinated patients

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.

By Julia Agos

Helicopter crashes in field at airport; no major injuries

The two occupants appeared uninjured but were taken to a hospital as a precaution

By The Associated Press

26% of COVID-19 hospitalizations in Pennsylvania are breakthrough cases — but don’t panic

It’s important to understand how Pennsylvania’s vaccinated and unvaccinated populations differ.

By Sarah Boden/WESA

Available ICU hospital beds in Pa. dip to lowest point since start of pandemic

Health care experts cite ‘delay of care’ as one reason.

By Brett Sholtis