enrollment summits

Outreach and Enrollment Summits 2015: Looking Back, Looking Forward

Posted September, 11 2015 by Hannah Lupien

The third open enrollment period for the New York State of Health begins on November 1, 2015, and the Healthcare Education Project and HCFANY member organizations are already busy preparing. Building on two successful years of enrollment summits, this year’s 8 regional summits will continue to bring together stakeholders and community leaders to develop coordinated […]


Coming Soon: The Essential Plan in New York!

Posted September, 8 2015 by Hannah Lupien

By Andrew Leonard, Sr. Policy Associate for Health, Housing and Income Security, Children’s Defense Fund – NY   Starting this November, many low- and moderate-income New Yorkers will be able to enroll in a new comprehensive and affordable health insurance product, known as the Essential Plan. Without a doubt, the New York State of Health […]

Perfect candidate

Candidates Recycle Old Myths About the ACA

Posted August, 26 2015 by Hannah Lupien

By Bob Cohen, Esq., Policy Director, Citizen Action of New York and Public Policy and Education Fund   Well, there they go again. Presidential candidates Scott Walker and Marco Rubio have now outlined their plans to replace the ACA, repeating tired myths like the law has increased costs for consumers. While both candidate statements omit […]

immigrant health

Solid Progress in Reaching Diverse Immigrant Communities, but Additional Work Remains

Posted August, 11 2015 by Hannah Lupien

By Claudia Calhoon, MPH, Director of Health Advocacy, New York Immigration Coalition; Laura F. Redman, Director, Health Justice Program, New York Lawyers for the Public Interest; and Sarika Saxena, Staff Attorney, Health Justice Program, New York Lawyers for the Public Interest   The release of the 2015 Open Enrollment report from the New York State […]