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Gov. Wolf: Electronic Prescribing of Controlled Substances Decreases Diversion, Fraud

Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf announced today that health care providers prescribing controlled substances are required to do so electronically, unless they meet certain exceptions. This is set forth by Act 96, now in effect. “Electronic prescribing is a tremendous deterrent against prescription fraud and the latest effort of the state to decrease the…

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Wolf Administration Announces Appointees to the Pennsylvania Health Insurance Exchange Authority

Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf today announced the incoming leadership of the Pennsylvania Health Insurance Exchange Authority. The authority is a state-affiliated entity that will create, manage, and maintain Pennsylvania’s state-based health insurance marketplace. The state-based exchange authority will work to develop and maintain a competitive marketplace, educate consumers on their health insurance options,…

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Gov. Wolf, Sen. Casey Rally for Affordable Care Act at “Protect Our Care” Event

Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf and U.S. Senator Bob Casey were joined by health care advocacy group Protect Our Care in rallying against the Trump-Republican lawsuit to overturn the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and to reiterate Pennsylvania’s commitment to sustaining quality health care for residents at reasonable costs. Cabinet secretaries representing the departments of…

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Wolf, Kenney Call on Federal Government to Match State, Local Funds to Address Hahnemann Care Gaps

Harrisburg, PA – Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf and Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney today said that their administrations are prepared to spend up to $15 million to address potential gaps in service and continuity of care concerns related to the bankruptcy by the corporate owners of Hahnemann and St. Christopher’s hospitals. Governor Wolf and Mayor Kenney…

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Gov. Wolf Signs Historic Health Insurance Reform Legislation Creating State-Based Exchange

Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf today signed into law House Bill 3, a historic reform to health insurance that creates an online exchange operated by the state in lieu of the federal government. The legislation provides for lower premiums and increased access to health insurance by developing a state-based health insurance exchange and a…

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