News Releases

Mar

05

2019

March 05, 2019

Three hospitals in the 20th Senatorial District were chosen to participate in the Pennsylvania Rural Health Model, which seeks to improve patient health in rural communities while ensuring that the hospitals serving those residents remain financially healthy. Listen   [Read More]

Mar

05

2019

March 05, 2019

Senator Baker will join Secretary of Health Dr. Rachel Levine, Insurance Commissioner Jessica Altman and Human Services Chief of Staff Johanna Fabian-Marks to announce the five health care providers and four insurance payers who have completed the necessary steps to become part of Pennsylvania’s Rural Health Model today at 2 pm.   [Read More]

Feb

14

2019

February 14, 2019

Senate Republican leaders said they appreciate the recent vote by the state Supreme Court to delay action on voiding a successful medical malpractice reform that has kept doctors’ offices open in Pennsylvania.   [Read More]

Feb

05

2019

February 05, 2019

Senator Lisa Baker, R-20th, offered the following statement regarding Gov. Tom Wolf’s annual budget address: Listen   [Read More]

Jan

24

2019

January 24, 2019

The Supreme Court of Pennsylvania Civil Procedural Rules Committee recently made notice of a proposed amendment of Pa.R.C.P. Nos. 1006, 2130, 2156, and 2179 governing venue in medical professional liability actions.   [Read More]

Jan

14

2019

January 14, 2019

As third-party administrators of drug benefit programs for health plans, pharmacy benefits managers have seen success in containing costs. Listen   [Read More]