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2020 Affordable Care Act Open Enrollment Extended Following Consumer Complaints, Deadline is Now Wednesday

Governor Tom Wolf and Insurance Commissioner Jessica Altman are today informing Pennsylvanians of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Affordable Care Act (ACA) open enrollment extension due to consumer complaints of website glitches and significant delays yesterday, the original deadline to enroll. The deadline has been extended to 3 a.m., Wednesday, Dec.…

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Gov. Wolf, Sen. Casey: Pennsylvanians Have Two More Days to Sign up for Health Care Coverage on the ACA

Governor Tom Wolf and U.S. Senator Bob Casey were in Pittsburgh today to urge Pennsylvanians to sign up for health care under the Affordable Care Act at HealthCare.gov before enrollment ends. They were joined by Pennsylvania Insurance Commissioner Jessica Altman in delivering a message to look to the ACA for multiple plan options, many of…

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Governor Wolf Signs Bills Raising Tobacco Age to 21, Supporting Rural Health Model, and Allowing Hunting on Three Sundays

Governor Tom Wolf signed House Bill 97 and Senate Bill 473, which amends tobacco legislation to prohibit the sale of any tobacco, nicotine or related item to anyone under 21 years of age. The legislation also expands the definition of a tobacco product to include e-cigarettes and other vaping products, and expressly prohibits the possession…

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Gov. Wolf: Now is the Time for Pennsylvanians to Buy Health Insurance

Harrisburg, PA — Today, Governor Tom Wolf and Insurance Commissioner Jessica Altman advised Pennsylvanians that now is the time to buy health insurance on the federal exchange, healthcare.gov, as open enrollment continues for Affordable Care Act (ACA) plans through Dec. 15. Consumers have more options in Pennsylvania, and many will find they qualify for subsidies.…

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