Democrats express disapproval of President Trump's ending of ACA subsidies

Democrats express disapproval of President Trump's ending of ACA subsidies

House and Senate Democratic leaders discussed Wednesday the negative impact President Donald Trump's new insurance plans could have on Pennsylvania.

Wednesday, October 18, 2017/Author: Kara Barmoy
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Rep. DiGirolamo discusses negative impact of Graham-Cassidy

Rep. DiGirolamo discusses negative impact of Graham-Cassidy

Rep. Gene DiGirolamo (R-Bucks) held a press conference Wednesday afternoon to discuss the negative impacts that the federal healthcare legislation known as Graham-Cassidy would have on Pennsylvania.

Wednesday, September 27, 2017/Author: Kara Barmoy
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VIDEO: Democratic lawmakers show disapproval of ACA repeal and replace legislation

VIDEO: Democratic lawmakers show disapproval of ACA repeal and replace legislation

On Monday afternoon the Capitol Rotunda was filled with Democratic lawmakers who joined together to show their disapproval of the repeal and replace plan for the Affordable Care Act.

Monday, June 26, 2017/Author: Kara Barmoy
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Implications of repealing ACA and Medicaid expansion examined by House Democrats in Pittsburgh

Implications of repealing ACA and Medicaid expansion examined by House Democrats in Pittsburgh

Rep. Dan Frankel (D-Squirrel Hill) hosted a House Democratic Policy Committee meeting recently to discuss and explore the implications of a potential federal government repeal of the Affordable Care Act and Medicaid expansion. 

Republican members of Congress were expected to vote on a measure that would repeal the ACA and replace it with the American Health Care Act last week, but the vote was postponed due to a lack of support. 

Thursday, March 30, 2017/Author: Alanna Koll
Pittsburgh and state officials discuss possible implications of proposed Affordable Care Act repeal

Pittsburgh and state officials discuss possible implications of proposed Affordable Care Act repeal

As U.S. House members debate a vote to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act in Washington, Pennsylvania officials met in Pittsburgh Thursday to discuss the impact the move would have for state residents.

During a press conference at the Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC, Insurance Commissioner Teresa Miller said that because of the ACA, 6.1 million Pennsylvanians benefit from access to free preventive care services, 5.4 million can’t be denied health insurance coverage because of a pre-existing condition, and 4.5 million are no longer subject to annual and lifetime limits that used to be placed on covered benefits. 

Thursday, March 23, 2017/Author: Alanna Koll
Categories: Pittsburgh
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