Topic: Healthcare

Governor Wolf Receives Conditional Approval from Federal Government to Pursue State Based Health Insurance Marketplace

Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf today announced that the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) conditionally approved the administration’s application to create a Supported State Based Marketplace, a critical step in the governor’s contingency plan to protect approximately 382,000 Pennsylvanians in case the United States Supreme Court rules that people are not eligible for subsidies to help them afford health coverage in states where the federal government runs the health insurance marketplaces.

Governor Wolf Submits Application to Federal Government for State-Based Marketplace to Protect 382,000 Pennsylvanians

Harrisburg, PA – In an effort to protect 382,000 Pennsylvanians from losing federal health care subsidies, Governor Tom Wolf announced that the Pennsylvania Department of Insurance submitted an application to the federal government yesterday to set up a State-based Marketplace.