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July 24, 2019

33 PA Health Care Groups Agree: Reform Insurance Prior Authorization Practices

In HAP’s latest blog, President and CEO Andy Carter shares how a coalition of 33 health care organizations that represent Pennsylvania providers is calling for commonsense reforms to protect against prior authorization red tape that can keep patients from getting the health care they need when they need it.

July 22, 2019

Judge Upholds Short-Term Health Plan Expansion Despite Warnings About Coverage, Access

On Friday, a district judge ruled in favor of a controversial Trump administration policy expanding the sale of short-term health insurance and advancing efforts to weaken the Affordable Care Act (ACA). There are concerns that short-term plans, though seemingly affordable with potentially lower premiums, may become costly because of the trade-off for benefit coverage and provider access.


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