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Out of work? Don’t dare get sick under Medicaid

Posted by Becky Martin, NPA Advocacy Director June 15, 2018 at 6:50 PM

Op-ed published in the Philadelphia Inquirer, June 15, 2018, written by Dr. Rhea Powell, primary care physician in Philadelphia, and NPA 2018 Copello Health Advocacy Fellow.

Out of work? Don’t dare get sick under Medicaid

As a primary care physician, I hear frequently from my patients about the challenges of navigating complex health systems and insurance coverage, as well as the high cost of health care. I have spent time with patients who are trying to figure out how to pay for health care during unexpected insurance gaps, and I know that when health insurance coverage lapses, families suffer.

The Pennsylvania Senate will soon vote on a bill that would put health coverage for thousands of Pennsylvanians at risk… Read More of this op-ed published in the Philadelphia Inquirer here

Click here to learn more about Dr. Powell and the NPA Copello Health Advocacy Fellowship

 

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