Pennsylvania has received two grant awards to build its Affordable Insurance Exchange. This includes a Planning Grant and a Level One Establishment Grant.
Summaries of Pennsylvania’s applications for each grant are provided below:
Administrator: Pennsylvania Insurance Department
Award Amount: $33,832,212
Award Date: February 22, 2012
Application Due Date: December 30, 2011
Level of Funding: Level One
Summary: The Pennsylvania Insurance Department submitted an application for a Level One Establishment Grant to support continued progress toward the establishment of a State based Health Insurance Exchange. With funds from a Level One Establishment Grant, Pennsylvania plans to continue research-supported planning to assure that the state designs and facilitates the development of a new marketplace that meets the needs of its residents and the objectives of the State. The funds from this Level One Establishment Grant would allow Pennsylvania to complete planning for a Health Insurance Exchange and make decisions regarding development and design. The State would also begin the technical build of infrastructure modifications required for the Exchange’s technical systems, financial management, and business operations while preparing for consumer outreach and education.
Awarded September 30, 2010
Administrator: Pennsylvania Department of Insurance
Amount Awarded: $1,000,000