Children's Healthcare: Past Successes & Present Issues

By Emily A. Satifka, Community Health Organizer 


Pennsylvania has an exceptional legacy of expanding access to healthcare to children via former Governor Robert P. Casey.

Report Your Premium Tax Credits

By Elizabeth Lurwick, Outreach and Enrollment Specialist

Millions of consumers received financial assistance (tax credits) to help pay the cost of their marketplace health insurance plan in 2014. In order to remain eligible for these tax credits moving forward, consumers need to report them to the IRS as part of their annual tax filing. Because this was the first year with this new process, some consumers did not complete the process or made a mistake and must take action in order to make sure they can get tax credits for 2016.

Putting a Face to the Numbers: Medical Assistance Success Stories

Consumer Highlight: Benjamin Shank

by Laura Piontkowski

As many of you may know, about 439,000 Pennsylvanians have enrolled in expanded Medicaid since the beginning of 2015.  Expanded Medicaid has helped many uninsured Pennsylvanians get the coverage they need that wasn’t previously available to them.

Farewell PHAN Interns!

Best of Luck to DeShaun and Sabrina!

by Elizabeth Lurwick, Outreach and Enrollment Specialist


Special Enrollment Periods Keep ACA Enrollment Numbers High

CMS Reports 43,951 PA Consumers Selected a Plan on Healthcare.gov between February 23rd and June 30th

By Emily A. Eckert, Community Health Organizer