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HCFANY Spring Meeting 2015 recap

Posted July, 8 2015 by Hannah Lupien

On Thursday, June 25th HCFANY members from around the state gathered in Albany to learn from one another, share their experiences, and build momentum for upcoming efforts. With 78 attendees this was one of our biggest Spring Meetings yet. Thank you to everyone who joined us! The agenda featured immigrant health coverage, the Basic Health […]

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It’s here: the 2016 NY State of Health Plan Invitation!

Posted April, 17 2015 by Amanda

Breaking news on this Friday afternoon: the NY State of Health just posted its 2016 Plan Invitation! This is the document that includes requirements for insurers to be certified and re-certified to participate on the Marketplace for the 2016 plan year. This year, in addition to requirements for Qualified Health Plans and Stand-alone Dental Plans, the Invitation […]

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The final word from Albany: NY State’s 2015-2016 Enacted Budget

Posted April, 7 2015 by Amanda

NYS legislators approved the 2015-2016 State Enacted Budget in the wee hours of April Fool’s Day last week (no joke). As always, HCFANY groups had worked hard to promote strong health insurance provisions. Here’s where things landed when it comes to key consumer health care priorities: Consumer Assistance Funding: The final budget contains $3 million […]

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New Advocacy Tools from HCFANY!

Posted February, 27 2015 by Amanda

Need some new tools for your advocacy toolbox? Take a look at these new resources on the HCFANY website! The Legislative Session is in full swing, so now is the time to get up to speed on the top health care priorities for New York consumers! We recently released two issue briefs about HCFANY’s policy agenda. The […]