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HCFANY Annual Winter Meeting

Posted January, 17 2017 by Taylor Frazier

Guest Blog by Mark Hannay, Director, Metro New York Health Care for All Campaign Health Care is Under Attack in Congress! It’s “all hands on deck” BIG time! Join HCFANY at our upcoming annual meeting next Monday, January 23 from 11 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at 1199 SEIU, 155 Washington Street, in Albany. Please register here. […]

Making Sense of Delivery System Reform

Posted September, 21 2016 by Taylor Frazier

The Affordable Care Act made a lot of changes – and improvements – to health insurance. But it was also meant to encourage changes in how health care is delivered – the care you get at the hospital, doctor’s office, pharmacy, and other places where people get health care. Many people have frustrating experiences with health […]

New Yorkers Still Can’t Get Health Care Costs Upfront

Posted July, 28 2016 by Amanda Dunker

For the fourth year in a row, New York State received an “F” in an annual report on price transparency when paying for health care. The grades are published every year by the Catalyst for Payment Reform (CPR), an organization that wants to improve health care by changing how it is paid for. Part of changing health care […]

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Attention New Yorkers with Medicare and Medicaid: Would You Like To Share Your Experiences with the New Managed-Care Plans?

Posted June, 14 2016 by carrie

Guest blog by Emily Balkan, Policy and Client Services Associate at the Medicare Rights Center. Do you or a loved one have Medicare and Medicaid and long-term care needs? If so, you may have recently experienced a change to the way you receive your coverage. If the way you receive Medicare and Medicaid, including long-term care or personal care services, has […]