Affordable Care Act

Last September the state launched its own health insurance marketplace as part of the Affordable Care Act.

Pennsylvanians who want to start the new year with coverage through the state-run healthcare marketplace have until December 22 to sign up.

The law could be struck down in its entirety, which would mean at least 1 million Pennsylvanians would lose health insurance and 5 million would lose coverage for pre-existing conditions. Pennsylvania Senator Bob Casey said the Republican-led challenge was an injustice

President Trump has repeatedly claimed he’ll protect patients with preexisting conditions — even as his administration actively tries to dismantle the Affordable Care Act.
The administration is set to argue that the law must “fall” at the Supreme Court, one week after Election Day.

Pennsylvania US Senator Bob Casey says a rushed confirmation of Supreme Court nominee Judge Amy Coney Barrett could impact healthcare for tens of thousands of people in the Lehigh Valley.


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