HAP's Latest News

November 02, 2020

Supreme Court to Hear Arguments on ACA

On November 10, the U.S. Supreme Court will hear oral arguments in a legal suit seeking to overturn the Affordable Care Act (ACA), including protections for pre-existing medical conditions, no out-of-pocket costs for certain preventative screenings, and the ability for students to be covered under their parent’s health plan until 26.

October 20, 2020

Senate Hearing on Broadband Wraps up Efforts and Looks to the Future

In what was deemed as the largest virtually attended broadband hearing of the 2019–2020 legislative session, on Tuesday more than 30 stakeholders joined the state Senate Communications and Technology Committee Broadband Public Roundtable, to discuss federal and state perspectives on broadband access and the impact of COVID-19 on access to health care and other services.

October 15, 2020

Number of Uninsured Children Reverts to Pre-ACA Levels

A new Georgetown University Health Policy Institute report details a record increase in the number of children across the country without health insurance. With more than four million uninsured children as of 2019, years of national progress driven by the Affordable Care Act have been reversed.

October 02, 2020

HAP Statement Regarding Governor Wolf's Health Care Plan

During a press conference on October 2, Governor Wolf signed an Executive Order to address health care affordability, access, and equity. HAP president and CEO Andy Carter released the following statement.

September 18, 2020

Hospital Employees Encouraged to Register and Vote in November Election

The outcome of this year’s election will be critical to those who work in health care because those who are elected will make important decisions that affect health care as well as Pennsylvania’s hospitals. HAP is supporting the American Hospital Association’s “We Care, We Vote” campaign and is encouraging hospital employees to register to vote and to vote on November 3.

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