Following budget’s completion, lawmakers look to solidify coming legislative agenda

Following budget’s completion, lawmakers look to solidify coming legislative agenda

With the governor signing most of the budget-related bills Monday, lawmakers in the General Assembly are turning their attention to solidifying their coming agenda for what they would like to see get done between now and the coming budget in the spring/summer of 2018.

Wednesday, November 1, 2017/Author: Jason Gottesman
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Senate Republican leaders pen open letter to Pennsylvania health insurers

Senate Republican leaders pen open letter to Pennsylvania health insurers

Senate President Pro Tempore Joe Scarnati (R-Jefferson), Majority Leader Jake Corman (R-Center), and Banking and Insurance Committee Majority Chairman Don White (R-Indiana) penned an open letter to Pennsylvania health insurers Friday asking them to charge their customers no more than they requested the Insurance Department approve despite the department establishing Affordable Care Act rate increase higher than what the companies sought.

 

Earlier this month, Insurance Commissioner Teresa Miller announced that the average Affordable Care Act individual rate increased 32.5 percent while the average small group rate increased by just over seven percent.

Friday, October 28, 2016/Author: Jason Gottesman
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