Health Insurance Marketplace Open Enrollment

November 17, 2014   Comments Off

From WESA:

Jason Snyder, director of the Consumer Health Coalition, said there is also a concerted effort to insure children in the city. There are an estimated 2,000 uninsured children in the city.

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Brewster, Coalition to Host Affordable Care Act Info Session

October 22, 2014   Comments Off

From InsuranceNewsNet:

To help families obtain health care insurance through the federal Affordable Care Act, state Sen. Jim Brewster and the Consumer Health Care Coalition will hold an information session for the public at 5 p.m., Nov. 5, at Penn State-Greater Allegheny.

To reserve a seat at the session, residents should RSVP to Kathy Jo Osman at 412-664-5200 or

WHAT: Sen. Jim Brewster, Consumer Health Coalition to present ACA information session

WHEN: Wednesday, Nov. 5

TIME: 5 p.m. – 6 p.m.

WHERE: Ostermayer Room in the Penn State-Greater Allegheny Student Community Center, 4050 University Drive, McKeesport

More information here.

Health organizations ready for open enrollment in Beaver County

October 14, 2014   Comments Off

From TimesOnline:

The Consumer Health Coalition, the second-largest grantee in the state behind PACHC, also has teamed with other groups including access network PHAN, Benefits Data Trust, the Hospital Council of Western Pennsylvania and Planned Parenthood of Western Pennsylvania to serve several counties in the region.

Executive Director Jason Snyder said CHC is still planning events for Beaver County and will list them on its website, but partner organization PHAN already has some scheduled. Last year, CHC worked as a subcontractor for a few other organizations that received navigator funding.

“There are a lot of uninsured people who we need to reach and who we plan to reach, but … we’re very confident that we’re going to be able to do an even better job this year and enroll more people,” Snyder said.

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Snyder to head Consumer Health Coalition

October 6, 2014   Comments Off


From Pittsburgh Business Times:

Jason Snyder has been named executive director of the Consumer Health Coalition, a North Side-based consumer advocacy group.

CHC works to ensure access to health care on behalf of underserved and at-risk groups, including people with low incomes, the uninsured and underinsured and people with disabilities.

“With Jason’s advocacy, public relations, leadership and administration experience, we will be able to further develop the organization and grow in our mission to inspire a consumer movement to advance health and enhance access to quality, affordable health care,” CHC Board Chair Barbara Murock said in a prepared statement.

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Consumer Health Coalition to share $2.4 million grant

September 15, 2014   Comments Off

From the Pittsburgh Business Times:

“Consumer Health is the second-largest grantee in Pennsylvania and the group will be working with partners, including Hospital Council of Pennsylvania and Planned Parenthood of Western Pennsylvania to provide one-on-one assistance in underserved areas of western and central Pennsylvania. The consortium will share $505,000 in federal Department of Health and Human Services funds to help people in 27 counties, which have 467,805 uninsured residents or 39 percent of the state’s total uninsured.”

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