Health and Family Security

Issue Spotlight: Healthy PA Is 'Bad Medicine'

Governor Corbett's Healthy PA plan threatens to undermine the stability of community health centers and services for Pennsylvania's most vulnerable, writes Dr. Hilda Shirk, the chief executive officer of SouthEast Lancaster Health Services.

Learn More: Read Dr. Shirk's Commentary

Comments: Read PBPC's Comments on the Healthy PA Plan

Summary: Governor's Healthy PA Plan

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October 31, 2013

A major funding cut to federal nutrition assistance takes effect Friday, impacting 1.8 million Pennsylvanians. It amounts to 21 lost meals per month for a family of four.

October 22, 2013

Ohio has decided to move forward with an expansion of Medicaid next year under the Affordable Care Act, and Pennsylvania should do the same.

October 4, 2013

The state’s delegation to the U.S. House should make jobs and the economy their first priority and pass a continuing resolution to fund the federal government before lasting damage is done.

October 4, 2013

Advocates and health care providers gathered at the State Capitol this week to explain how Pennsylvanians will benefit from a new competitive Health Insurance Marketplace established by the federal health care law. Watch the video highlights.

October 1, 2013

Beginning today, Pennsylvanians who are working but lack health insurance will be able to shop for and compare options for affordable coverage on the new Marketplace.

September 30, 2013

Beginning Tuesday, Pennsylvanians who are working but lack health insurance will be able to shop for and compare options for affordable coverage on a new competitive Health Insurance Marketplace established by the federal health care law.

September 27, 2013

The Affordable Care Act guarantees that more Americans can afford health coverage by creating consumer protections and providing financial assistance to help people purchase coverage.

September 20, 2013

The economic recovery has yet to produce significant gains for Americans in the bottom and middle of the economic scale, Census Bureau data released this week show.

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