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Action Alert: HCFANY Calls on NYS to Investigate Market Stabilization Options

Posted June, 4 2018 by Taylor Frazier

Albany, NY – Health Care for All New York (HCFANY), a statewide coalition of over 170 consumer advocacy organizations, encourages consumers and consumer advocates to weigh in on health insurance rate proposals for 2019. On June 1, the Department of Financial Services (DFS) posted a summary of the carriers’ rate proposals. The insurance carriers claim that […]

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 […]

Update on Public Charge: What it Means and How to Get Involved

Posted April, 20 2018 by Taylor Frazier

Guest post by Claudia Calhoon, MPH, Director of Health Policy at the New York Immigration Coalition. A new proposed rule from the Trump administration promises to undermine the health and well-being of lawfully residing immigrants and their U.S. citizen children by forcing them to choose between benefit programs and getting a green card.  The new […]