Journalist Roundtable, and Medicare and Medicaid Update

Originally aired on September 2nd, 2007

This week's Pennsylvania Newsmakers features an interview with Dr Stuart Shapiro, President and CEO of the Pennsylvania Health Care Association, who discusses the Medicare and Medicaid policy and budget situations, including how the cutbacks are affecting nursing homes. Then journalists Pete DeCoursey, Capitolwire Bureau Chief, and John Micek of the Allentown Morning Call join host Terry Madonna to analyze the controversy over the temporary shutdown of computer background checks by the state police for those purchasing guns, and the fall legislative agenda. Video streaming of the entire program is available with the link to your right.

Airing on the following stations:

  • WGAL Channel 8 (Harrisburg and Lancaster) Sunday September 2nd at 11:00 am and Monday September 3rd at 1:30am
  • WBPH (Lehigh Valley and Philadelphia)September 3rd at 8:30 PM
  • WKBS 47 (Altoona)Saturday, September 1st at 11:30 AM
  • WPCB 40 (Pittsburgh)Saturday, September 1st at 11:30 AM
  • CATV Channel 8Tuesday, September 4th at 7:00 PMWednesday, September 5th at 1:00 PM

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