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Census Reports Significant Increase in National Poverty, Uninsured Rate

According to The U.S. Census Bureau, the number of individuals in poverty and without health insurance increased and median...

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A Look at Census Data on Income, Poverty and Health Insurance in U.S. and PA

The U.S. Census Bureau Press Released income, poverty, and health insurance data from the annual Current Population Survey (CPS)...

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STATEMENT: Budget Falls Short on Education, Health Care, Tax Reform

The PA budget for 2013-2014 fails to adequately address the enormity of the funding crisis facing Pennsylvania schools. Eighty...

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Employer-Sponsored Health Care Fact Sheet

Pennsylvania second only to Michigan in loss of employer health care coverage. Despite more Pennsylvania children losing employer coverage,...

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Falling Through the Cracks: Six Months After the End of adultBasic

Six months after the end of the state‰’s adultBasic program, few former enrollees have been able to access the...

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Bills Weaken PA Oversight of Health Insurance Rate Increases

This legislation in the House and Senate would keep more Pennsylvania consumers in the dark. With less scrutiny and...

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New Report Examines adultBasic Funding Crisis

The Community Health Reinvestment (CHR) Agreement is due to expire, which would cut the primary funding source for adultBasic,...

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Census: Fewer Americans Lacked Health Insurance in 2011

The percentage of Americans without health insurance dropped from 16.3 percent in 2010 to 15.7 percent in 2011, the...

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Memo to Newspaper Editors: Save Tobacco Settlement Dollars for Health Care

In a memo to editorial board members, Pennsylvania Budget and Policy Center Director Sharon Ward wrote that policymakers should...

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Stimulus Transition Fund Reduces Future Deficits, Preserves Education and Health Care

Following declining tax revenue due to the national recession, Congress passed the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA). The...

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Census Data: PA’s Health Insurance Coverage Rates Still Below Pre-recession Levels

PA Budget and Policy Center highlights new census data from the U.S. Census Bureau‰’s Current Population Survey (CPS). Results...

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Webinar: Latest on Healthy PA, Medicaid Expansion, and Health Insurance Marketplace

This webinar provides the latest on the Health Insurance Marketplace and outlines Governor Corbett’s Healthy PA plan and what’s...

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