HCFANY Supporters Plan 2016 Strategy at Annual Meeting

Posted February, 11 2016 by carrie

  Eighty representatives of HCFANY member groups gendand supporters came to Albany to network with other advocates, get updates on the fight for quality, affordable health care in New York, and plan strategy at HCFANY’s Annual Meeting on January 8. Our guest speakers emphasized the continuing strong progress health reform is making, statewide and nationally.  […]

keep calm_know you're covered

Posted December, 7 2015 by Hannah Lupien

The December 15th deadline to enroll in health insurance starting January 1, 2016 is fast approaching. To make sure you don’t have a gap in coverage, log on to the New York State of Health Marketplace today! You can shop around and compare plans to see which is right for you and your family. If […]


New York State of Health announces plans for 2016

Posted October, 16 2015 by Hannah Lupien

Today the New York State of Health Marketplace announced which health insurance carriers will be offering plans on the Marketplace for 2016. This encompasses Qualified Health Plans for both individuals and small businesses, the new Essential Plan, and stand-alone dental plans. The 200,000 individuals who hold policies with Health Republic will have to go shopping […]

If you're a New Yorker shopping for health insurance on the state's exchange, you won't be able to find a health plan with out-of-network coverage unless you live around Albany or in the far western part of the state

Over half of uninsured New Yorkers are eligible for health coverage assistance

Posted October, 14 2015 by Hannah Lupien

A report released this week by Kaiser Family Foundation shows that 58% of uninsured New Yorkers are eligible for free or subsidized health coverage. The majority of them – 548,000 people – are eligible but not enrolled in Medicaid. There are several reasons why people who are eligible for Medicaid have not enrolled: some do […]