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Today’s Presidential Budget Proposal is Devastating for Medicaid and Children’s Health Insurance

Posted May, 23 2017 by Amanda Dunker

The first budget proposed by President Trump adds over $600 billion in cuts to Medicaid to the $880 billion included in the American Health Care Act. This would cut the program in half. The budget also cuts the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP), insurance for kids who do not qualify for Medicaid but cannot afford […]

Rules

CMS Final Rule Would Increase Costs for Moderate-Income Families and Reduce Open Enrollment

Posted April, 14 2017 by Taylor Frazier

Follow up from blog posted February 21, 2017 Yesterday afternoon, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) issued a final rule claiming to stabilize the Affordable Care Act insurance markets. In fact, it does just the opposite. HCFANY and thousands of other consumer and provider groups submitted comments in opposition to the proposed version […]

Speak Out!

Speak Out! Tell Congress What Your Health Care Means to You

Posted December, 16 2016 by Taylor Frazier

Members of Congress have been discussing a repeal and replace of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), which has expanded coverage and consumer protections to millions of New Yorkers. Join your neighbors across the state for a “National Day of Health Care Speak-Outs” on Tuesday, December 20 and tell your representatives in Congress what your health […]

Red Alert

New Study Estimates More than One Million New Yorkers Would Become Uninsured Under ACA Repeal

Posted December, 7 2016 by Taylor Frazier

The Urban Institute released a new report today, which examines the implications of a partial repeal of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) through a process known as budget reconciliation. According the report’s findings, more than 1.1 million New Yorkers would become uninsured by 2019 under a partial repeal of the ACA. New York State also […]