Ben Nassau: A Formal Introduction

Ben Nassau, PHAN's summer intern.

Hello all! I’m Ben Nassau, PHAN’s summer intern. I’ve been told that I should introduce myself so that’s what this post is about. Let’s start with the basics: I’m going to be a senior at Muhlenberg College in the fall and I’m planning on pursuing a PhD in math after I graduate. I’m super passionate about identity politics and power dynamics, as well as game design, chocolate, and cats.

New Report Released on the Benefits of Medicaid Expansion

This summer we will be joined by guest blogger Ben Nassau, PHAN's summer intern.

Disclaimer: The opinions contained here are in no way endorsed by PHAN. They’re just the ramblings of a college student. Proceed with caution.

Discharge Resolution Supporting Medicaid Expansion Moves in House

HARRISBURG -- Today, Pennsylvania House Representative Pam DeLissio (D-194) issued her intent to bring forth a discharge resolution which would bring House Bill 897, out of the Health Committee and onto the floor. 

Enrollment Surge Shows Need for Affordable Health Coverage

318,077 Pennsylvanians Enrolled in Private Marketplace Plans During Health Law's First Enrollment Period

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services announced today that more than 8 million Americans enrolled in private health insurance plans through federal and state-based marketplaces during the first open enrollment period under the Affordable Care Act.

The data shows that includes 318,077 Pennsylvanians, of whom:

Corbett Medicaid Plan Puts Pennsylvanians at Breaking Point Over Cuts and Delays

With the federal public comment period ending this week on the Corbett Administration's Healthy PA proposal, Pennsylvanians delivered a loud and clear message to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid.