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November 4, 2022
The Pennsylvania Courts today announced it has been awarded nearly $1 million in federal Elder Justice Innovation Grant funds to further support its work to protect older Pennsylvanians. Pennsylvania was one of three states to receive the award.The three-year grant, awarded through the federal
November 3, 2022
Department of Human Services (DHS) Acting Secretary Meg Snead today announced that Pennsylvania received approval from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) to extend its postpartum coverage period for mothers and birthing people eligible for Medicaid because of their pregnancy. “When
November 1, 2022
With just one week until the Nov. 8 election, Acting Secretary of State Leigh M. Chapman today encouraged Pennsylvanians voting by mail ballot to hand-deliver their ballots to their county election office, a drop box or other designated location as soon as possible. “It’s time to return your mail
October 31, 2022
The Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission (PUC) joined with the Pennsylvania Department of Human Services (DHS) to mark the start of the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) for the 2022-23 winter heating season. This year’s LIHEAP season opens Nov. 1, 2022. The PUC also encouraged
October 31, 2022
Governor Tom Wolf is reminding Pennsylvanians of the 2023 Open Enrollment Period that begins tomorrow, Tuesday, November 1, through Pennie, the commonwealth’s official online health insurance marketplace. Pennsylvanians can apply, compare plans, and enroll in high-quality health coverage all in one
October 28, 2022
Governor Tom Wolf reminded Pennsylvanians who qualify for the Property Tax/Rent Rebate (PTRR) Program to apply by Dec. 31, 2022, to receive their annual rebate plus a one-time bonus rebate.
October 28, 2022
The Pennsylvania Health Law Project has published the October 28, 2022 edition of PHLP Health Law News. You can subscribe to receive the PHLP Health Law News on the PHLP website at This edition features the following articles: Client Spotlight: Getting Health Insurance For an
October 26, 2022
Today, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) issued guidance about two junk fee practices that are likely unfair and unlawful under existing law. The first, surprise overdraft fees, includes overdraft fees charged when consumers had enough money in their account to cover a debit charge at

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