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BCRA Would Cost New York More Than 131,000 Jobs

Posted July, 7 2017 by Taylor Frazier

According to an updated analysis from the Commonwealth Fund and the Milken Institute School of Public Health at the George Washington University, New York would lose 131,700 jobs by 2026 if the Better Care Reconciliation Act (BCRA) passed by the Senate last month became law. This represents 45,000 more jobs lost in New York State […]

New Report Shows Medicaid Cuts Would Disproportionately Affect Children of Color

Posted May, 31 2017 by Taylor Frazier

Medicaid is the single largest insurer for children in the United States. The program covers more than 35.5 million children nation-wide and more than 2 million children in New York State alone. On May 4, the House of Representatives voted to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and cut more than $830 billion […]

Press Release: HCFANY Condemns House Vote in Favor of AHCA

Posted May, 4 2017 by Taylor Frazier

Albany, NY – Health Care for All New York (HCFANY), a statewide coalition of over 170 consumer advocacy organizations, expressed great dismay at the passage of the American Health Care Act (AHCA). Despite unprecedented opposition from constituents, House Republicans voted to take health care away from 2.7 million New Yorkers, abandon Americans with pre-existing conditions […]

New Report Shows Eliminating CSRs Would Increase Federal Costs

Posted April, 25 2017 by Taylor Frazier

According to a new report from the Kaiser Family Foundation, eliminating cost sharing reductions (CSRs), or subsidies that lower the out-of-pocket costs for moderate-income consumers, would increase overall costs to federal government instead of saving money. Nationally, CSRs are worth approximately $7 billion annually and reduce out-of-pocket costs for moderate income consumers by $3,350 to […]