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Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Erie is growing! Join our team that was named Workplace of the Year for More Than 50 Employees at the 2018 Commitment to Erie Awards!
Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Erie
143 E. Second Street, Erie, PA
Thursday – January 10, 2019
10:00am Ribbon Cutting (followed by open house & refreshments)
CONTACT: Jeff Duncan, 814-878-1464
HealthSouth Rehabilitation Hospital of Erie will unveil its new name and brand as part of its Company’s name change and rebranding initiative. As of January 1, 2019, it will be known as Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Erie. It will continue to provide the same high-quality, post-acute care for patients overcoming a variety of major illnesses and injuries.
To commemorate the new name and brand, the hospital will be hosting a community ribbon-cutting event on Thursday, Jan. 10 at 10:00 a.m. followed by punch and cookies. In conjunction with the ribbon cutting, the hospital is hosting a blood drive from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
“Our new Encompass Health brand reflects more than the change of our name. It reinforces our commitment to working together to continuously improve the care we provide our patients,” said John Papalia, CEO of Encompass Health Erie. “With a focus on clinical collaboration and strengthening relationships, we will continue to play an important role in making a difference in the lives of our patients.”
As a national leader in post-acute care, Encompass Health (NYSE: EHC) has a national footprint that spans 130 hospitals and 273 home health & hospice locations in 36 states and Puerto Rico. Driven by a set of shared values, Encompass Health is the result of the union between HealthSouth Corporation and Encompass Home Health & Hospice, and is ranked as one of Fortune’s 100 Best Companies to Work For. For more information, visit encompasshealth.com, or follow us on Twitter and Facebook.
Impact of Recent Changes to the Medical Assistance Transportation Program (MATP)(Medicaid in Pennsylvania)
MATP Controversy Mounts in PA
This past summer, the State’s legislature passed and the Governor approved action that requires the Department of Human Services (DHS) to deliver the Medical Assistance Transportation Program (MATP) through either a statewide or regional full-brokerage system. The rationale of this action is that PA could supposedly draw down an additional 15 million $ of Federal funds to support MATP. In response to this requirement, the PA DHS has released a Request for Application (RFA).
Advocates for the senior and disabled populations have been mounting a campaign against the resulting outcome for the RFA , arguing that eliminating MATP from the state’s coordinated transportation system will result in
Click here to the read CNHI News Service article published Dec. 9, 2018
Click here to the read GoErie.com article published Dec. 16, 2018.
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