Pennsylvania: Department of Public Welfare Launches New Transparency Portal
From a News Release
To help Pennsylvania taxpayers better understand how the Department of Public Welfare spends their money, Secretary Gary D. Alexander today announced a new addition to the agency’s website.
New information on the website includes:
• Fees set by the department to pay doctors and suppliers;
• Provider reimbursement rates;
• Facility audits; and
• Benefit enrollment data.
The new open government section of the website also compiles existing information that has been updated to better explain the department’s daily activities. This updated information includes:
• Budget information;
• Extensive statistical data;
• Facility inspection results; and
• Legislative testimony.
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