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Thu Jul 4, 2019, 08:18 AM

Pa.'s marketplace change, explained: Why a health insurance proposal easily won bipartisan support

Itís seemingly a legislative unicorn ó a bipartisan solution that costs no extra state dollars and could save Pennsylvanians big bucks.

Thatís how Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf and leadership from both parties have portrayed a bill signed into law Tuesday to create a state health insurance exchange, modeled after the federal exchange created by the Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare.

Currently, the federal government runs an online marketplace for individuals who do not have public or employer-provided health insurance so they can purchase a plan.

More than 400,000 Pennsylvanians purchase insurance through the federal ACA exchange.

Read more: https://www.penncapital-star.com/health-care/pa-s-marketplace-change-explained-why-a-health-insurance-proposal-easily-won-bipartisan-support/

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DeminPennswoods Jul 2019 #1

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Mon Jul 15, 2019, 03:06 AM

1. Legislative Unicorn!

But, credit to Gov Wolf and the R state legislature for setting up our own insurance exchange.

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