Meet the Editors
Lee M. Duke, MD
Director, Physician Affairs
Mary Beth Schweigert
Corporate Communications Specialist
Be sure to monitor this site for information on key legislative issues. This site will be updated as issues are identified and reported by news sources.
The former LGH radiology tech tells us about legislative issues affecting physicians, driving 37,000 miles a year -- and his bumper crop of raspberries.
LG Health will end participation with Aetna Better Health beginning June 1.
Legislator discusses medical mission trips, major issues impacting the medical community and how physicians can get involved.
LG Health Director of Government Affairs & Grants credits physician advocacy and expertise for legislative successes.
Recent key state and federal actions also include a physician credentialing bill and efforts to align substance abuse confidentiality requirements with HIPAA.
Physicians must take action by Sept. 18. First round of refunds expected in early 2016.
Reworked Medical Cannabis Act has Senate support but still faces questions in the House.
Hospital Association of Pennsylvania analyzes the potential impact on hospitals and healthcare providers.
While no one knows which path state or federal leaders will take, we know some important influencing factors and potential issues to watch.