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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 […]

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 […]

Register Now for HCFANY’s Annual Winter Meeting!

Posted January, 8 2018 by Taylor Frazier

Join HCFANY for our upcoming annual winter meeting this Thursday, January 11 from 10:30 AM to 3:30 PM at the First Unitarian Universalist Society of Albany, 405 Washington Avenue, Albany, NY 12206. Please register here. Highlights will include: Keynote address by Ron Deutsch, Executive Director of the Fiscal Policy Institute on tax reform and its implications for […]

Enroll by December 15 for January 1 Coverage

Posted December, 12 2017 by Taylor Frazier

This is a friendly reminder to sign up for or renew your coverage on the New York State of Health (NYSOH) Marketplace by Friday, December 15, 2017 to make sure your coverage begins on January 1. Open enrollment in New York continues through January 31, 2018, but you may have a gap in coverage if […]