Hospital affiliation sues DHS over pro-union language in Medicaid contracts

Hospital affiliation sues DHS over pro-union language in Medicaid contracts

(The Heart Sq.) – A battle over collective bargaining language in Medicaid contracts has sparked a lawsuit towards the Pennsylvania Division of Human Companies and a hospital system calling foul. As The Heart Sq. has beforehand reported, new HealthChoices Medicaid Managed Care agreements are being drafted, set to take impact in August. The contracts are…

Regardless of opposition, Pennsylvania Medicaid contracts hold unionization language

Regardless of opposition, Pennsylvania Medicaid contracts hold unionization language

(The Heart Sq.) – As Medicaid contracts are labored out to take impact in the summertime, draft language stays unchanged that might compel unionization in some Pennsylvania well being methods. As The Heart Sq. beforehand reported, the HealthChoices Medicaid Managed Care agreements cowl the bodily well being portion of Pennsylvania’s Medicaid contracts, which cowl virtually…

Pennsylvania well being techniques could also be compelled to unionize by Medicaid contracts

Pennsylvania well being techniques could also be compelled to unionize by Medicaid contracts

(The Heart Sq.) – The Pennsylvania Division of Human Companies is drafting Medicaid contracts that might compel health-care suppliers to unionize, making it tougher for low-income sufferers to entry well being care and threatening greater than a dozen hospital techniques’ participation in Medicaid. The HealthChoices Medicaid Managed Care agreements would take impact in July and…