Pennsylvania Health Access Network http://wesa.fm en PHAN Holds Health Care Awareness Event http://wesa.fm/post/phan-holds-health-care-awareness-event <p>The Affordable Care Act goes into effect October 1<sup>st</sup>, with the threat of a government shutdown.</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The House threatened the shutdown if the Affordable Care Act is not </span>defunded<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> and the Senate does not appear to see that as an option.</span></p><p>With the political tension rising, the Pennsylvania Health Access Network (PHAN) wants to make sure people understand and are educated on the new health care law.</p> Mon, 13 Jan 2014 16:40:31 +0000 Jessica Nath 17277 at http://wesa.fm PA Health Access Network to Host ACA Awareness Event http://wesa.fm/post/pa-health-access-network-host-aca-awareness-event <p>Open enrollment for the Affordable Care Act begins Tuesday, and the Pennsylvania Health Access Network (PHAN) wants to make sure people understand what that means to them.</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">PHAN is hosting a community awareness event Tuesday at the Hill House in Pittsburgh with the goal of educating Pennsylvanians on the new health care law.</span></p><p>Erin Ninehouser, PHAN education and outreach director, said they plan to talk about the new choices, protections and benefits that come with the law.</p> Mon, 30 Sep 2013 19:59:13 +0000 Jessica Nath 17392 at http://wesa.fm Public Forum: Addressing Your Questions On the Affordable Care Act http://wesa.fm/post/public-forum-addressing-your-questions-affordable-care-act <p>On Tuesday October 1st the health insurance exchange, a key part of the Affordable Care Act, opens for enrollment. While the various insurance plans and stipulations can be confusing, there are many <a href="http://wesa.fm/post/what-know-affordable-care-act-resources-and-information">resources</a> available to offer assistance.</p><p>On Thursday September 26th, representatives from various health access groups came together at the Community Broadcast Center to talk about how the new healthcare &amp; insurance plans will affect individuals and businesses. Listen to an edited broadcast of the forum on Tuesday October 1 at noon and 8pm on 90.5 WESA. Fri, 27 Sep 2013 22:05:58 +0000 Heather McClain 17280 at http://wesa.fm Public Forum: Addressing Your Questions On the Affordable Care Act Concerns in Governor Corbett’s Medicaid Expansion http://wesa.fm/post/concerns-governor-corbett-s-medicaid-expansion <p>Governor Tom Corbett’s medicaid expansion plan sounds like “a step in the right direction” according to <a href="http://www.google.com/url?q=http%3A%2F%2Fpahealthaccess.org%2FContact&amp;sa=D&amp;sntz=1&amp;usg=AFQjCNF1t7tSBZ05Yi2D2sVxio3JAnRLOw">Erin Ninehouser</a>, the Education and Outreach Director for Pennsylvania Health Access Network, but she does have some reservations.</p><p> Tue, 17 Sep 2013 20:05:32 +0000 Nick Frost 16694 at http://wesa.fm Concerns in Governor Corbett’s Medicaid Expansion