By: KDKA-TV News Staff
BRADDOCK, Pa. (KDKA) – Jan. 15 is the deadline for Pennsylvanians to get insurance through the state-run marketplace Pennie.READ MORE: With 67 Steelers' Sacks, Bordas & Bordas Donates $33,500 To Ronald McDonald House
On Wednesday, Gov. Tom Wolf and other state leaders were in Braddock to encourage those without insurance to sign up.READ MORE: Lawrenceville Community Groups Hosts Virtual Meeting On Proposed Amazon Facility
Leaders say they’ve seen a rise in demand for medical care and for those without insurance, the bills can be devastating. They say patients using Pennie typically see a lower cost per plan than private insurance.
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