The Pennsylvania HEALTH LAW PROJECT

Harrisburg Office: 20 N. Market Square, 3rd floor, Harrisburg, PA 17101

Phone: (717) 236-6310 Fax: (717) 236-6311

DPW to hold public hearings on Medical Assistance managed care

in Pittsburgh on May 16th

The Department of Public Welfare will be holding another public hearing for comments on the implementation of Medical Assistance managed care in Southwest PA. This hearing will be held:

When: Friday, May 16th from 9 am to 5 pm

Where: Allegheny County Courthouse,

Gold Room, 4th flr.

543 Forbes & Grant Sts.

Pittsburgh, PA

Purpose: DPW has made some preliminary decisions on changes they intend to make to the existing Medical Assistance managed care program which is now going into effect in southeast PA. DPW will take testimony on these recommended changes at this hearing. The hearing will deal with both the physical health and the mental health components of the program.

To Testify: Call Cindy Johnson at (717) 772-6288

To Submit Written Comments: mail your comments to:

DPW, Office of Medical Assistance

attn: Cindy Johnson

Room 111

Cherry Wood Building #33

Harrisburg State Hospital Grounds

Harrisburg, PA 17110

4-29-97