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Philly Health Center Featured in Commonwealth Fund Case Study

Philadelphia's Stephen and Sandra Sheller 11th Street Family Health Services   is highlighted in a Commonwealth Fund case study that shows how 11th Street's leaders have partnered with residents to create a center for health.

April 26, 2019 Outreach and Enrollment News

CMS Issues Final Rule for 2020

On Jan. 17, CMS released the 2020 Notice of Benefit and Payment Parameters Proposed Rule to finalize standards for issuers and Exchanges in the Health Insurance Marketplace. A version of these proposed rules was made final on April 18, 2019. In the past, these rules were finalized earlier, meaning this year the window of time allotted for insurers and department of insurances to approve rates for 2020 is reduced.

Dr. Andrea Fox to Represent Region III on NACHC Board

Annually, each region elects one regional representative to the NACHC Board of Directors for a two-year term. 

PACHC Highlights

2019 CFO Boot Camp

Event date: 7/30/2019 7:30 AM - 7/31/2019 5:00 PM

May 3, 2019 Outreach and Enrollment News

Survey of Enrollment in 50 States

A telephone survey conducted by the Kaiser Family Foundation and the Georgetown University Center for Children and Families shows data on Medicaid and the Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP) eligibility, enrollment, renewal, and cost sharing policies as of January 2019.

PACHC Outreach & Enrollment Director Named to CMS Panel

Tia Whitaker, PACHC's statewide director for outreach & enrollment, was notified this week that she has been invited to serve a two-year term on the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) Advisory Panel on Outreach & Education (APOE).

New PACHC Preferred Service Recovers Lost Revenue

On June 6, 2017, at the recommendation of our Membership Committee, PACHC finalized a contract for a PACHC Preferred relationship with Fix Healthcare Technology.