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CBO Estimates 18 million Would Become Uninsured in First Year of ACA Repeal

Posted January, 18 2017 by Taylor Frazier

A new report from the non-partisan Congressional Budget Office (CBO) shows that 18 million people nationally would become uninsured in 2018. According to the report, the number of uninsured would grow to 27 million after the repeal of Medicaid expansion and the subsidies used to purchase coverage through the Marketplace go into effect. The report […]

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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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New York Events for January 15 Day of Action

Posted January, 12 2017 by Taylor Frazier

Follow up on blog posted December 30, 2016. Senator Bernard Sanders (I-VT), Senate Minority Leader, Charles E. Schumer (NY), and House Minority Leader, Nancy Pelosi (CA) have called for a national day of action titled, “Our First Stand: Save Health Care,” this Sunday, January 15 to oppose any cuts to health care, and particularly Medicare […]

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Action Alert: Tell Your Elected Officials to #ProtectOurCare

Posted January, 10 2017 by Taylor Frazier

Members of Congress are voting to repeal the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and make major cuts to Medicaid and Medicare. More than 2.7 million New Yorkers could lose their coverage and New York State could lose more than $4 billion in federal funding for health coverage. Please join the National Call-In Day and tell your […]