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CMS Proposed Rule Would Increase Costs for Moderate-Income Families

Posted February, 21 2017 by Taylor Frazier

Last week, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) issued a proposed rule for 2018. According to the press release, the proposed rule includes “reforms that are critical to stabilizing the individual and small group health insurance markets to help protect patients.” However, many of the policy changes in the proposed rule would harm […]

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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. […]

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ACA Outreach and Enrollment Summits Coming in September and October 2016

Posted September, 12 2016 by Taylor Frazier

Guest blog by Bob Cohen, Esq. Policy Director at Citizen Action of New York and Public Policy and Education Fund of New York. Fall is almost here, which means it’s time to start thinking about open enrollment! For the fourth consecutive year, HCFANY is teaming up with the Health Education Project of NY (HEPNY) and other groups […]

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DFS Calls for Hearing on Anthem-Cigna Merger

Posted August, 9 2016 by Taylor Frazier

Late last week, the New York State Department of Financial Services (DFS) called for a hearing to discuss the consequences of a merger of the Anthem and Cigna health insurance companies. HCFANY applauds DFS for this action. HCFANY wrote to DFS in early March shortly after the potential merger was announced. In the letter, HCFANY […]