PHAN Welcomes New Community Health Organizer

Emily graduated in May of 2014 from Allegheny College with a dual degree in English and Women's Studies. She then relocated to Philadelphia where she worked as the Communications and Community Outreach Intern at AccessMatters.

Most recently, Emily worked as an Organizer for the National Family Planning & Reproductive Health Association on their "Get Covered" Affordable Care Act Project.

Emily is a dedicated health and reproductive rights advocate, eager to improve the health status of Pennsylvanians!

Kids Can Remain Covered in CHIP Buy-In Program Through 2015

Safe Harbor for Families Enrolled in Full-Cost CHIP

HARRISBURG, PA – Today, the Wolf Administration announced a safe harbor for approximately 3,600 families enrolled in the CHIP buy-in program, allowing families to keep their coverage throughout 2015 without facing a tax penalty. Governor Wolf and Acting Insurance Commissioner Teresa Miller also affirmed their commitment to work with insurers and lawmakers to bring benefits in the CHIP buy-in program into compliance with new federal standards.

PHAN Applauds Governor Wolf for Working to Reduce Harm, Hardship Caused by Healthy PA

Real Medicaid Expansion Gives Pennsylvania the Opportunity for a Fresh Start on Health Care

PENNSYLVANIA – Today, Governor Tom Wolf announced his plan to begin the transition from Healthy PA to a traditional Medicaid Expansion, eliminating the red tape, delays and benefit cuts that have frustrated patients and providers since Healthy PA's rocky start January 1st.

Antoinette Kraus, Director of the Pennsylvania Health Access Network, issued the following statement in response:

Does the Feb. 15th Deadline Apply to You?

The window of opportunity to find a plan in the Health Insurance Marketplace is closing. You should call us now (1-877-570-3642) if you want to have health insurance in 2015. 

Why should you have health insurance?

PHAN Congratulates Governor -elect Wolf and Calls 0n Him to Reject Healthy PA

Antoinette Kraus, Director of the Pennsylvania Health Access Network made the following statement: 

"We congratulate Governor-elect Tom Wolf on his victory last night, and look forward to working together to build a healthier Pennsylvania. To do that, we must protect benefits for all Pennsylvanians, and reject attempts to put up new barriers to care. Governor Corbett has taken Pennsylvania in the wrong direction with Healthy PA, and it's time to reverse course.