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In a Rare Bipartisan Move, Pennsylvania Legislators Decry Planned Change in Medicaid Gatekeeper

Harold Brubaker   |   Philadelphia Inquirer   |   August 27, 2021

Democrats and Republicans in Harrisburg don’t agree on much, but this week at a joint hearing held by four committees, they were united in their dismay over a Wolf administration effort to change who conducts physical assessments of elderly and disabled Pennsylvania residents when they apply for at-home services under Medicaid. . .

The change, which also would take business away from agencies that serve disabled people, doesn’t sit well with consumer advocates and elected officials, who say they already hear regular complaints about Maximus in its current role.

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