December 2005

St. Joseph in Reading Participates in Medicaid Listening Tour


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Estelle Richman (left), secretary of the Department of Public Welfare for Pennsylvania, talked with Samuel Alfano, MD, vice president of medical affairs at St. Joseph Medical Center, Reading, Pa.

Samuel Alfano, MD, vice president of medical affairs at St. Joseph Medical Center, Reading, Pa., provided testimony during a "Medicaid Listening Tour" hearing in Allentown, Pa. The hearings were coordinated by the governor of Pennsylvania to gather stakeholders from across the state to discuss short-term solutions and long-term strategies for medical assistance costs and access to quality health care. For more information, contact Michael Jupina of St. Joseph at michaeljupina@catholichealth.net.