Pennsylvania is one of 4 states that elected for Medicaid expansion but in an alternative fashion. (Arkansas, Iowa, and Michigan are the other three). CMS has not yet approved of this expansion, to be named Healthy Pennsylvania, that would assist beneficiaries w/subsidized premiums. This is getting closer to reality w/private insurers ranging from Independence Blue Cross, Geisinger, and Aetna expressing interest in covering members in areas throughout the entire state. Read more here.