Iowa officials race to stop Pa. company from jacking up insurance premiums on elderly residents
Outgoing Pa. insurance commissioner Jessica Altman, who craft the rate hike, left her state job on Friday.
On 2-year anniv. of Pa’s healthcare exchange, officials urge uninsured residents to sign up for coverage
State House Speaker Bryan Cutler and the Wolf administration celebrated the two-year anniversary of Pennsylvania’s state health care exchange on Wednesday, while encouraging uninsured Pennsylvanians to sign up for subsidized coverage. In 2019, the General Assembly passed, with just a single dissenting vote, a bill to create a state-run health care marketplace under the Affordable […]
‘People’s lives are on the line,’ Pa’s top insurance official says after federal court strikes down Obamacare mandate
Even though its final destination is likely the U.S. Supreme Court, a federal appeals court’s ruling Wednesday striking down the Obamacare insurance mandate will destabilize markets and perhaps lead some people to drop their coverage, Pennsylvania’s top insurance official warned Thursday. “Healthcare in America should not come down to haves and have nots; left vs. […]
Pa.’s marketplace change, explained: Why a health insurance proposal easily won bipartisan support
It’s seemingly a legislative unicorn — a bipartisan solution that costs no extra state dollars and could save Pennsylvanians big bucks.