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More than 4.3 Million New Yorkers Enroll through New York State of Health – Less than 5 Percent Remain Uninsured

Posted May, 30 2018 by Taylor Frazier

Earlier this month, the NY State of Health (NYSOH), New York’s official health plan Marketplace, released its 2018 Open Enrollment Report. As of January 31, 2018 more than 4.3 million New Yorkers enrolled in coverage through NYSOH. This represents an increase of nearly 700,000 people compared to last year’s open enrollment. According to the report, […]

It’s National Women’s Health Week!

Posted May, 14 2018 by Taylor Frazier

Guest post by Jessica Pierson, graduate student intern with Raising Women’s Voices-NY. National Women’s Health Week kicked off on Mother’s Day and will continue through Saturday, May 19th. Raising Women’s Voices-NY is celebrating by hosting activities and providing resources to promote women’s health throughout the week. On Tuesday, May 15th, Raising Women’s Voices is hosting a […]

HCFANY Budget Update: What Consumers Won and What Consumers Lost

Posted April, 3 2018 by Taylor Frazier

HCFANY worked hard this year on a series of important priorities during this budget session. Governor Cuomo’s statement on the final enacted budget can be found here. Here is a quick summary of how consumers fared: Full funding for Community Health Advocates (CHA) HCFANY Recommendation: Provide $4.75 million in funding for CHA to help people […]

Recent Tax Changes May Affect Financial Assistance for Health Coverage

Posted March, 14 2018 by Taylor Frazier

Recent changes to the federal tax law may have a specific new effect on New Yorkers who apply for coverage through the state’s health insurance marketplace, New York State of Health (NYSOH). A specific deduction for qualified tuition and related expenses will no longer be allowed in 2018.  This means that new and renewing applicants […]