Governor Wolf said Congress is complicit in the rate increases stemming from the President’s decision not to continue making cost-sharing reduction payments that help insurance companies offer affordable rates for health insurance.
Weekly Update: Protecting Pennsylvanians’ Healthcare, Managing State Finances, Urging Ban on ‘Bump Stock’October 13, 2017
This week, Governor Wolf responded to efforts in Washington to destabilize the Affordable Care Act, announced more action to manage PA budget, and joined in supporting commonsense bipartisan proposals to ban ‘bump stock’ accessories for military style-weapons.
Governor Wolf’s Middle Class Task Force stopped in Kersey, Elk County for the second of six regional meetings across the commonwealth.
Governor Wolf and Acting Insurance Commissioner Statement: Washington Sabotaging Pennsylvanians’ Health InsuranceOctober 13, 2017
Governor Wolf and Acting Insurance Commissioner Jessica Altman issued the following statement on Washington causing health insurance rate increases:
Governor Wolf Nominates Acting Secretaries of Health, Human Services, and Drug and Alcohol Programs, and Acting Commissioner of Insurance to Serve PermanentlyOctober 12, 2017
Governor Wolf nominated Acting Secretary of Health Dr. Rachel Levine, Acting Secretary of Human Services Teresa Miller, Acting Secretary of Drug and Alcohol Programs Jennifer Smith, and Acting Insurance Commissioner Jessica Altman to serve permanently in their respective roles, pending approval by the Pennsylvania Senate.