Pennsylvania’s Essential Health Benefits Package Progress (or lack thereof)
Affordable Care Act / Essential Health Benefits / Health Reform / Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania’s Essential Health Benefits Package Progress (or lack thereof)

Previously, I provided information about the progress of Pennsylvania’s Health Insurance Exchange (HIX) implementation.  Today I received an email from Pennsylvania Insurance Department (PID) Commissioner, Michael Consedine, providing an update on the Commonwealth’s developments with the Essential Health Benefits (EHB) package and other health reform issues. In his email, sent out through PAHealthOptions.com, the Insurance Commissioner … Continue reading

Pennsylvania’s Health Insurance Exchange Progress (or lack thereof)
Health Insurance Exchange / Health Reform / Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania’s Health Insurance Exchange Progress (or lack thereof)

Prior to the U.S. Supreme Court’s announcement of its decision to uphold most provisions of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) on June 28th, many states, especially those who were plaintiffs in the landmark case,  failed to make substantial progress in designing and implementing health insurance exchanges (HIX).  Pennsylvania, being one of the plaintiff states, has … Continue reading