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Rate Review Comments Due Sunday – Check Out Ours!

Posted June, 28 2018 by Amanda Dunker

In a recent blog post, we explained how New Yorkers can comment on the rates their insurers have requested for 2019. You can read that blog post here. The deadline for submitting comments is Sunday, July 1 so there isn’t very much time left. Comments can be submitted electronically here. And you can find our […]

Action Alert: HCFANY Calls on NYS to Investigate Market Stabilization Options

Posted June, 4 2018 by Taylor Frazier

Albany, NY¬†– Health Care for All New York (HCFANY), a statewide coalition of over 170 consumer advocacy organizations, encourages consumers and consumer advocates to weigh in on health insurance rate proposals for 2019. On June 1, the Department of Financial Services (DFS) posted a summary of the carriers’ rate proposals. The insurance carriers claim that […]

HCFANY Rate Comments Available!

Posted July, 7 2017 by Amanda Dunker

HCFANY’s comments on the 2018 rate requests made by insurance companies in our individual market are now available – you can find each letter here. Comments are available for 10 companies: Affinity, CareConnect, Fidelis, Healthfirst, Health Now, HIP/Emblem, MetroPlus, MVP, Oscar, and United. Any insurance company that wants to sell¬†individual or small group plans on […]

Rate Review Reduces Premium Increases in New York

Posted August, 5 2016 by Amanda Dunker

Premiums in New York will increase this year for people buying plans in the individual and small group markets. But thanks to our public rate review process, the increases are smaller than what carriers requested. Carriers asked the Department of Financial Services (DFS) to approve an average 18 percent increase (learn more about rate review […]