Oct 1 Meetup: Medicaid Expansion vs. Corbett’s Plan

Join the Conversation Wednesday on Which Option Meets PA’s Needs?Gettysburg College and Gettysburg Democracy for America will co-sponsor a program on the controversy over how best to use Medicaid funding to expand healthcare coverage in Pennsylvania.  We will meet Wednesday, October 1, at 7:00 PM in the College Union Building of Gettysburg College on Lincoln Avenue, Rm 260.  Note New Location for this Meetup!

Moriah Adams, a Gettysburg College senior majoring in health sciences, will moderate the panel, and present the context for the conversation. Adams will explain Medicaid Expansion, the broadened need for health insurance coverage, and the divide between the positions of Tom Corbett and his opponent Tom Wolf, our two candidates for governor.

Jennifer Englerth is the CEO of Family First Health, a Community Health Center with locations in York, Lewisberry, Hanover and Gettysburg.  Recently Englerth was appointed to the Pennsylvania Department of Health’s Office of Health Equity Advisory Committee.

Erin Ninehouser, the Education Director of the PA Health Access Network  (PHAN), has promised to send a spokesperson from their statewide coalition of organizations.  PHAN’s mission is to protect high quality health insurance coverage for individuals and businesses and to expand coverage to the uninsured.

 

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