Keystone Health Plan East Selected as State’s Essential Health Benefits Benchmark Plan

The Pennsylvania Department of Insurance recently announced that Keystone Health Plan East will function as the state’s new Essential Health Benefits benchmark plan for 2017.

By Emily A. Eckert, Community Health Organizer


PHAN Receives RWJF Grant To Begin Campaign To Reduce Health Care Costs Among PA's Most Vulnerable Populations

The Pennsylvania Health Access Network (PHAN) has been awarded a Value Advocacy Project grant of $300,000 by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) to improve the health care system for people in Pennsylvania.  

The grant will support an eighteen month project that will work to reduce health care costs and improve health outcomes for a subset of the Medicaid population with high costs, poor health outcomes and high health needs. 

An In-Depth Look at the Supreme Court’s Decision in King v. Burwell

Context, “Inartful Drafting,” and Avoiding “Death Spirals”

By Patrick Keenan, Consumer Engagement Manager

BREAKING: Supreme Court Upholds ACA Tax Credits for All Americans

Supreme Court Decision Protects Access to Coverage, Financial Help for Pennsylvanians

"If it wasn't for the tax credit, I would not be able to afford any type of health insurance."

Pennsylvanians Still Await SCOTUS Decision in King v Burwell

By Emily A. Eckert, Community Health Organizer

Another day has passed without a ruling from the Supreme Court of the United States on the landmark health reform challenge King v Burwell. The Court, which heard oral arguments for and against the use of tax credits in states with Federal Marketplaces on March 4, 2015, has yet to issue opinions and come to a vote.