2015, 37th Issue – December 29, 2015

LEG REG REVIEW is a periodic newsletter produced by PHILLIPS ASSOCIATES, a professional lobbying and consultant firm located near the State Capitol.  It contains news on the legislative and regulatory scene in Pennsylvania that may be of interest to the Insurance and Business Communities.  It is a free member benefit for those who are members of the Pennsylvania Association of Health Underwriters (PAHU).  Subscription information may be obtained by contacting PHILLIPS ASSOCIATES at 717/728-1217 FAX 717/232-7005 or e-mail to xenobun@aol.com.  Please email jtrout2792@aol.com supplying both your name and e-mail address if you wish to be removed from or added to this list.   STATE BUDGET UPDATE   Today, December 29, Governor Wolf signed House Bill 1460 into law as Act 10-A of 2015, bringing to a close some of the uncertainty resulting from the budget impasse.  There will be more legislative action or reaction since the Governor’s veto pen was busy knocking out specific line items. Generally, the insurance industry is not impacted because the Insurance Department’s funding comes from a dedicated source of revenue, a special fund created to insulate it from such budget situations as we have now.  The Department still needs more funding but that would need … Read More