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It’s Open Enrollment – Here’s How to Get Health Insurance in New York!

Posted December, 13 2018 by Amanda Dunker

Many people have seen the bad news that in other states, enrollment in plans regulated by the Affordable Care Act (ACA) is down. What people in New York might have missed is that here, enrollments are up! New York also has a longer open enrollment period than most states. When states first implemented the ACA, […]

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 […]

Patient Advocates, Lawmakers, and Doctors Call for an End to Drug Formulary Changes in the Middle of the Year

Posted May, 10 2018 by Taylor Frazier

Guest post by Heidi Siegfried, MSW, J.D.,  Project Director of New Yorkers for Accessible Health Coverage. Survey results were released last week showing that a majority of New Yorkers living with chronic or rare medical conditions have had the experience their insurance company changing their drug coverage in the middle of the year. They do […]