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NYC Physician Groups Sound the Alarm on Proposed Health Care Cuts

Posted January, 5 2017 by Taylor Frazier

Follow up from blog posted January 3, 2017 A coalition of New York City-area physicians joined this morning outside of a federally qualified health center in Manhattan to oppose the repeal of the Affordable Care Act and major cuts to Medicare, Medicaid, the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP), and funding for family planning services. Speakers […]

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HCFANY Speaks Out on Staten Island

Posted December, 21 2016 by Taylor Frazier

Yesterday, HCFANY, partners, and community members participated in a “speak-out” event in front of Representative Daniel Donovan’s district office on Staten Island. Using the message “Don’t Take Away My Healthcare,” participants urged Representative Donovan to vote against a repeal of the Affordable Care Act (ACA). This event was part of a National Day of Health […]

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New Study Shows Inpatient Emergency Department Admissions May Lead to Surprise Bills

Posted December, 19 2016 by Taylor Frazier

Late last week, a Health Affairs article described a new study on “surprise” medical bills. In New York State, “surprise bills” are bills from an out-of-network provider or out-of-network lab that a patient did not choose. These surprise out-of-network bills can lead to catastrophic medical debt and anxiety for consumers. The study found that 20 […]

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Speak Out! Tell Congress What Your Health Care Means to You

Posted December, 16 2016 by Taylor Frazier

Members of Congress have been discussing a repeal and replace of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), which has expanded coverage and consumer protections to millions of New Yorkers. Join your neighbors across the state for a “National Day of Health Care Speak-Outs” on Tuesday, December 20 and tell your representatives in Congress what your health […]