Health Care

Issue Spotlight: The Path To Healthy PA

Covering Low-Income Uninsured Pennsylvanians: The Path to and from Healthy Pennsylvania

Learn More: Medicaid Expansion and the Affordable Care Act

Commentary: Governor's Healthy PA Plan Not Such a Great Deal for Pennsylvanians

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July 3, 2012

The General Assembly has adopted a Welfare Code bill that eliminates the General Assistance Program, affecting close to 69,000 vulnerable Pennsylvanians. It also includes several other provisions that will make it harder for low-income individuals with high health needs to access health care services and for low-income mothers to find work.

June 29, 2012

The plan largely resembles a Senate-passed budget, spending below 2008-09 levels. It excludes plans to block grant education funding and county human services. Get line item details, funding by school district and more.

June 28, 2012

At a Harrisburg rally, several speakers said that with the Supreme Court ruling upholding the Affordable Care Act, now it is time for Governor Corbett and state lawmakers to implement the law in a way that protects Pennsylvania consumers and ensures health care is available to lower-income families. Check out photos from the rally.

June 28, 2012

Today’s Supreme Court ruling is a victory for millions of Pennsylvania families, seniors and small business owners. 

June 28, 2012

Today's Supreme Court ruling means 30 million Americans who might otherwise be uninsured will have access to affordable quality coverage, while tens of millions more will get better coverage and stronger consumer protections. Join us for events across Pennsylvania today and Friday where consumers will respond to the ruling.

June 26, 2012

While policymakers decline to restore more funds to human services or preserve life-saving programs like General Assistance, they are using limited taxpayer dollars to give additional tax breaks to businesses and subsidies to private schools.

June 15, 2012

The U.S. Supreme Court will rule in the coming weeks on a legal challenge to the federal Affordable Care Act. The Pennsylvania Health Access Network has a great web page with everything you need to know about the Supreme Court challenge.

May 9, 2012

The Pennsylvania Senate approved a $27.6 billion budget plan today by a vote of 39-8. The plan improves upon the budget proposed by Governor Corbett, but deep cuts to education and health services remain.

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