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New York’s Surprise Bill Law is a Success!

Posted September, 19 2019 by Amanda Dunker

New Yorkers were protected from $400,000,000 in unfair, out-of-network bills between 2015 and 2018 because of our surprise bill law. New York passed the law in 2015 after the state received hundreds of complaints over the years from people who had done everything they could to use in-network providers, but still ended up with huge […]

A Big Day for Immigrant Coverage!

Posted January, 9 2019 by Amanda Dunker

Yesterday we steeled ourselves for another low point in President Trump’s relentless campaign against immigrants. But some great stuff happened for immigrants too! First, California’s new governor, Gavin Newsom, announced that his budget will include public health insurance for low-income, undocumented young adults. New York and California have both done a lot over the years […]

Support Immigrants Access to Care – Tonight!

Posted September, 24 2018 by Amanda Dunker

Late Saturday night, the Department of Homeland Security released a draft of new “public charge” rules. If the rules were implemented, it could mean that immigrants who use services like Medicaid or SNAP will jeopardize their ability to stay in this country and become naturalized citizens. This rule has not yet gone into effect, and […]

HCFANY Annual Spring Meeting 2018 Recap

Posted June, 27 2018 by Taylor Frazier

On Friday, June 22, more than 70 HCFANY members from across the state gathered in Albany for our annual spring to learn about the Coalition’s ongoing and upcoming work to strengthen and expand health coverage all for New Yorkers and promote health equity. As you all know, it has been a very challenging year for health […]

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 […]