The Impact of Expanded Medicaid on Pennsylvania Women

Understanding our Progress during National Women’s Health Week 

By Emily A. Eckert, Community Health Organizer

The Affordable Care Act’s Birth Control Benefit: Know Your Rights during National Women’s Health Week

By Emily A. Eckert, Community Health Organizer

Happy National Women’s Health Week! National Women’s Health Week is an observance led by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office on Women’s Health. To celebrate this weeklong, nationwide event, the Pennsylvania Health Access Network (PHAN) is issuing a three-part educational blog series focusing on health policy topics of particular interest to women.  

Pregnancy, the Federally Facilitated Marketplace, and Special Enrollment Periods

A Call to Action for National Women’s Health Week

By Emily A. Eckert, Community Health Organizer

Today marks the kickoff of a weeklong, nationwide celebration of advancements in women’s health throughout the ages. National Women’s Health Week is an observance led by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office on Women’s Health. 2015 is the 16th annual celebration, encouraging women everywhere to take control of their health. 

PHAN Welcomes New Outreach and Enrollment Specialist

Libby graduated in May, 2014, from Lock Haven University with a Bachelor in Health Science with a concentration in community health. She is currently a part time student working towards a Master’s degree in Health Science at Lock Haven University.  Her work experience includes being a substitute teacher, youth mentor, health educator and waitress. She is a die-hard Notre Dame Football fan and tries to attend at least one game during the season.