Pennsylvania | National Coalition on Health Care
The Legacy Foundation’s 2010 fact sheet on Pennsylvania’s tobacco usage and state laws.
Having access to affordable, quality health insurance coverage is a critical aspect of ensuring that one receives adequate medical care. Most individuals receive their health insurance coverage through an employer, though many others gain coverage through public programs, such as Medicare or Medicaid. Others go uninsured because they are unable to afford any such coverage. This fact sheet discusses where Pennsylvania residents get their insurance and what this means for Pennsylvania as a whole.
Smoking, and other forms of tobacco use, continues to burn a hole through the wallets of American families and through America’s potential for a healthy future. As part of reforming America’s health system the federal government and state governments are taking steps to curb America’s tobacco addiction. This fact sheet examines tobacco use in Pennsylvania and how these new laws and programs might affect Pennsylvania’s tobacco users in the future.
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