Health Care Reform: An Overview of the Penalties, Pitfalls and Problems

Timothy J. Shrom, Ph.D., business manager for the Solanco School District, Lancaster County, provided an overview of Affordable Care Act provisions at PEL’s May 9, 2013, York Issues Forum. Dr. Shrom’s presentation focused on provisions that require employer awareness, attention and action, including “pay or play” penalties, 30+ hour employees and the excise tax. Download his presentation here.

PEL Analysis Shows Economic and Fiscal Benefit to State with Medicaid Expansion

The Pennsylvania Economy League and the PA Health Funders Collaborative released a new report that shows expanding Medicaid to low-income Pennsylvanians as part of the Affordable Care Act would increase economic activity in the state and result in fiscal savings, despite state cost increases over time. Download the Economic and Fiscal Impact of Medicaid Expansion in Pennsylvania. Download the Executive Summary. Download the Press Release.