This tax season, as part of our free tax preparation services, we also helped to sign our tax clients up for medical coverage under the Affordable Care Act (aka Obamacare). Here are some of the testimonials and pictures of these newly insured – and elated – individuals.
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The Affordable Care Act (ACA) has now helped over 7 million Americans gain health coverage. Unfortunately, many Pennsylvanians are still uninsured because they simply can’t afford the premiums of even the lowest-cost ACA plans, but they make too much to qualify for Medicaid. ACA had a plan to help them, but Governor Corbett opted out. […]
Thanks to a 2012 Supreme Court ruling, states can opt out of the Affordable Care Act provision to expand Medicaid eligibility to the nation’s poorest adults. Gov. Corbett has his own plan for those Medicaid dollars – Healthy PA. Here’s why it’s bad for Pennsylvanians, and what you can do to stop it.
I have two part-time jobs. I work as a dispatcher for a local police department and as a security guard at a high school. I also have three illnesses: Type I Diabetes, Celiac disease, and an intestinal disorder called microscopic colitis. Because of these disorders, I have to be very careful about what I eat….
5 million low-income people. That’s how many Americans are in the Medicaid Expansion Gap – people the Affordable Care Act (aka “Obamacare”) was originally designed to cover but isn’t. Why? Let’s find out.
Here are the take-aways from the federal, state, and local policy issues we’re working on this month: the winners and losers in this month’s passing of the U.S. Farm Bill, what Gov. Corbett’s budget means for struggling Pennsylvanians, and Mayor Peduto and Pittsburgh United’s plan for a better Pittsburgh.