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.
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 Signs Legislation Authorizing “Right to Try,” Allows Terminally Ill Patients to Seek Experimental TreatmentsOctober 11, 2017
Governor Wolf signed legislation that gives terminally ill patients the right to try experimental treatments, such as investigational drugs, biological products and medical devices, not yet fully approved by the FDA.
Governor Wolf Receives Pennsylvania Breast Cancer Coalition Pink Ribbon Award for Requiring Insurers to Cover 3D Screening Mammograms at No Extra CostOctober 06, 2017
Governor Wolf received the PA Breast Cancer Coalition’s highest honor, the Pink Ribbon award, for his work to require that 3D mammograms be covered by insurance under existing state law and must be provided to Pennsylvania women at no cost.
Governor Wolf offered a statement on the need for Congress to address the reauthorization of the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) before hundreds of thousands of Pennsylvania children are left without health care.