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Executive Order Could Mean Trouble in 2018

Posted October, 13 2017 by Taylor Frazier

Although it has no immediate effect, the executive order the President signed yesterday morning instructs several federal agencies to consider proposals that could destabilize the individual insurance markets established under the Affordable Care Act (ACA). The executive order instructs relevant agencies to propose regulations that would: Expand the use of association health plans, which allow […]

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TODAY: Sign-On Letter to Congress to Renew CHIP

Posted October, 5 2017 by Taylor Frazier

Follow up to “The Future of CHIP in New York” posted on September 19, 2017. Funding for the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP), known as Child Health Plus in New York, expired on September 30. Together, Child Health Plus and Medicaid cover more than 2.6 million children in New York State. New York also has […]

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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, […]

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Advocates Are Sounding the Alarm on Graham-Cassidy Proposal

Posted September, 18 2017 by Taylor Frazier

A new proposal from Senators Lindsey Graham (R-SC) and Bill Cassidy (R-LA) that would devastate New York and the nation could pass as early as next week. An updated analysis from the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities (CBPP) estimates that New York State would lose more than $33 billion by 2027 under the Graham-Cassidy […]