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Governor Rendell Says 'Cover the Uninsured Week' is Perfect Time for Action on Program to Provide Access to Health Care for Uninsured
Date:4/25/2008

HARRISBURG, Pa., April 25 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Governor Edward G. Rendell said national "Cover the Uninsured Week" is the perfect time for the Senate to consider Pennsylvania Access to Basic Care (PA ABC), which passed the House of Representatives earlier this month and would provide access to affordable health care to hundreds of thousands of uninsured Pennsylvanians.

"Cover the Uninsured Week" is April 27 to May 3.

"Every day we hear from Pennsylvanians who are desperate for health care coverage and are begging for action on PA ABC that would offer affordable health insurance to the uninsured," said Governor Rendell. "Many people are living a nightmare; they are worried about becoming too ill to work to provide for their families; and they are worried about economic ruin and the personal agony of dealing with an illness that they can't afford to battle.

"I think, sometimes, it is difficult for those with good health insurance to put themselves in the shoes of these hardworking men and women and to understand their stress. That's why I was encouraged when the House passed PA ABC. It is time for the Senate to step up and make insurance a reality for hundreds of thousands of Pennsylvanians.

"Nearly 767,000 Pennsylvania adults lack health insurance and, with recent economic trends, that number could grow," Governor Rendell said "This not only affects personal health but the continued crisis places increased burdens on governments, businesses and consumers. The time to act is now."

In January 2007, Governor Rendell rolled out his Prescription for Pennsylvania, a comprehensive health care reform initiative that included Cover all Pennsylvanians, or CAP. CAP would have offered access to affordable health insurance through the private insurance market to the uninsured.

Earlier this month, the House, with bi-partisan support, passed a CAP-like program called Pennsylvania Access to Basic Care. The Governor s
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