Lack of Health Insurance Kills

    The Pennsylvania House of Representatives is expected to vote today on Governor Ed Rendell’s plan to use cigarette taxes and other funding sources to provide health coverage to about 300,000 uninsured working Pennsylvanians. The authors of a new study say that this expansion could prevent hundreds of deaths each year. WHYY’s Bill Hangley has more.

    The Pennsylvania House of Representatives is expected to vote today on Governor Ed Rendell’s plan to use cigarette taxes and other funding sources to provide health coverage to about 300,000 uninsured working Pennsylvanians. The authors of a new study say that this expansion could prevent hundreds of deaths each year. WHYY’s Bill Hangley has more.

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