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Caucus Weekend

HCFANY Members Present at Caucus Weekend

Posted March, 6 2017 by Taylor Frazier

Guest blog by Claudia Calhoon, MPH, Director of Health Advocacy at the New York Immigration Coalition. A few weeks ago, HCFANY members served on the “Challenges and Opportunities of the Trump Era: Healthcare for Special Populations” panel at the New York State Association of Black and Puerto Rican Legislators’ 46th Annual Legislative Caucus Weekend. Senator […]

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if the advanced premium tax credits and federal funding for Medicaid expansion under the Affordable Care Act (ACA) were repealed.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 […]

Red Alert

New Study Estimates More than One Million New Yorkers Would Become Uninsured Under ACA Repeal

Posted December, 7 2016 by Taylor Frazier

The Urban Institute released a new report today, which examines the implications of a partial repeal of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) through a process known as budget reconciliation. According the report’s findings, more than 1.1 million New Yorkers would become uninsured by 2019 under a partial repeal of the ACA. New York State also […]

Action Alert: Tell Your Legislators to Keep SHIP Funding

Posted June, 23 2016 by Taylor Frazier

The Senate Appropriations Committee FY 2017 Bill seeks to eliminate funding for the State Health Insurance Assistance Programs (SHIPs). SHIPs’ mission is to empower, educate, and assist Medicare-eligible individuals, their families, and caregivers through outreach, counseling, and training to make informed Medicare-related health insurance decisions. In 2015, more than 7 million Medicare beneficiaries received help […]