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What the Rescission of DACA Means for New York’s DREAMers

Posted September, 7 2017 by Taylor Frazier

Guest post by Max Hadler, Senior Health Policy Manager at the New York Immigration Coalition. On Tuesday, September 5, the Trump administration announced that it was terminating the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program in six months. The announcement sets in motion a process to further disrupt the lives of 800,000 individuals who President […]

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Investing in Children When It Matters Most: The First 1000 Days on Medicaid

Posted August, 11 2017 by Taylor Frazier

Guest post by Ben Anderson, Director of Health Policy at Children’s Defense Fund-New York. The New York State Department of Health (SDOH) is embarking on a “First 1000 Days on Medicaid” initiative that aims to bring together a diverse group of stakeholders from across sectors that touch the lives of young children. The stakeholders include […]

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Recent Court Ruling Could Help Preserve CSRs

Posted August, 3 2017 by Taylor Frazier

We have been talking a lot about the ACA Cost Sharing Reductions or CSRs in the last couple of months. CSRs are crucial subsidies that help make out of pocket health care costs, like deductibles and copayments, more affordable for people who earn incomes up to 250 percent of the Federal Poverty Level (about $61,000 […]

New York Finalizes Regulations to Protect Women’s Health in the Face of Federal Threats

Posted July, 27 2017 by Taylor Frazier

Guest blog by Ann Danforth, Progressive States Advocacy and Policy Manager at Raising Women’s Voices-NY. It’s no secret that since day one, the current administration and the Republican-led Congress have been dead set on chipping away at the gains we’ve made to women’s health under the Affordable Care Act (ACA). Republicans have pushed forward a […]