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The Affordable Care Act: What’s Next for Pennsylvania

PHLP has published two new articles analyzing the Supreme Court’s decision on the Affordable Care Act and its implications for Pennsylvania.

The Impact of the Supreme Court Decision on Medicaid in Pennsylvania

This FAQ answers some common questions about the Supreme Court’s decision and the Medicaid expansion, including:

  • Who is affected by the ACA Medicaid expansion?
  • Does the court’s decision mean the Medicaid expansion for all low-income people up to 133% of poverty is optional?
  • If Pennsylvania does not expand Medicaid to 133% of poverty, could low-income Pennsylvanians get subsidies to purchase health insurance in the Exchange?

PHLP’s Analysis of the Court’s Decision and Implications for Pennsylvania

This article outlines the court’s decision and its implications for important aspects of the Affordable Care Act in Pennsylvania, such as the Medicaid expansion and health insurance exchanges.

Over the coming months, PHLP will continue to provide updates about the Affordable Care Act and its implementation in Pennsylvania.

 

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APPRISE helps connect Medicare beneficiaries with limited incomes to programs that lower their costs for prescription drugs and pay their Medicare premiums, saving them thousands of dollars a year! PHLP trains APPRISE volunteers and counselors across the state about these programs and helps them resolve complex cases. Click here for more information.

 

 

 

Opportunity to Provide Health Coverage to Pennsylvanians

PHLP recently published three new analyses to help inform the public and Pennsylvania policy makers on the benefits and savings created by expanding Medicaid.

 

The Affordable Care Act: What’s Next for Pennsylvania

PHLP has published two new articles analyzing the Supreme Court’s decision on the Affordable Care Act and its implications for Pennsylvania.

 

Health Care Reform Overview

President Barack Obama signed the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act into law on March 23, 2010. One week later, he signed the Health Care and Education Reconciliation Act (together, referred to as the Affordable Care Act or Health Care Reform).