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Ready? Set? Renew!

Posted November, 16 2017 by Taylor Frazier

If you currently have a Qualified Health Plan (QHP) through the New York State of Health (NYSOH), New York’s official health insurance Marketplace, you can renew your coverage for 2018 starting TODAY. Retuning consumers must renew their coverage between November 16, 2017 and December 15, 2017 to avoid a gap in coverage. You can renew […]

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The Future of CHIP

Posted September, 19 2017 by Taylor Frazier

In the midst of the chaos being caused by the most recent effort to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act, there is another very important program at risk: the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP). CHIP covers more than 9 million children nationwide and more than 630,000 in New York State alone. Without Congressional action, […]

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 […]

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New York State Health Advocates Spring Meeting Recap

Posted July, 10 2017 by Taylor Frazier

A few weeks ago, more than 70 members of HCFANY, Health Care for America Now-New York (HCAN), and Medicaid Matters New York (MMNY) from across the state gathered in Albany for the first joint New York State Health Advocates Spring Meeting. More than 50 consumers and advocates attended the press conference in front of the […]