Close to 100 people, some carrying paper headstones and crosses and trailing a coffin, protested the lack of jobs being created with the nation’s unemployment above 9 percent and more than 14 million people out of work.
Providers tell their stories about how cutting Medicaid will lower quality and force facilities to close.
Cutting Medicaid will threaten the health and security of millions of Americans, hinder economic growth and destroy the remaining safety net available to our most vulnerable populations. These policies are unjustifiable, particularly during an economic recession.
If a deal to raise the nation’s debt ceiling includes reductions to Medicare and Medicaid, some Pennsylvania hospitals may have to cut services and lay off workers …