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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. […]

Jobloss

New Analysis Shows NY Would Lose 131,000 Jobs Under ACA Repeal

Posted January, 6 2017 by Taylor Frazier

According to a new study from the Milken Institute School of Public Health at the George Washington University and The Commonwealth Fund, New York would lose 131,000 jobs in 2019 if the advanced premium tax credits and federal funding for Medicaid expansion under the Affordable Care Act (ACA) were repealed. According to the study, 37 […]

Bills

New Study Shows Inpatient Emergency Department Admissions May Lead to Surprise Bills

Posted December, 19 2016 by Taylor Frazier

Late last week, a Health Affairs article described a new study on “surprise” medical bills. In New York State, “surprise bills” are bills from an out-of-network provider or out-of-network lab that a patient did not choose. These surprise out-of-network bills can lead to catastrophic medical debt and anxiety for consumers. The study found that 20 […]

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 […]