Senate passes bill to expand infant formula access

Legislation that aims to protect low-income families from infant formula shortages passed the Senate by unanimous consent on Thursday. The Access to Baby Formula Act passed the House late Wednesday on a rare bipartisan vote of 414-9, and now heads to President Biden’s desk for his signature. “It’s rare that we have unanimity in the Senate on […]

Wolf Administration announces expanding Medicaid coverage plan for postpartum mothers

HARRISBURG, Pa. (WHTM) — The Wolf Administration announced its intent to extend postpartum coverage periods for mothers eligible for Medicaid because of pregnancy to one year. Joined by the Women’s Health Caucus, the Maternity Care Coalition and Pa. Health Access Network, they said the investment will help with the health and well-being of new mothers […]