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Action Alert: Take a Stand for Health Care with Governor Cuomo!

Posted July, 14 2017 by Taylor Frazier

The coverage gains and consumer protections achieved under the ACA and the Medicaid program that covers the most vulnerable New Yorkers are all at risk. The Senate could be voting on their Better Health Care Reconciliation Act that would take coverage away from more than 22 million people and end the Medicaid program as we […]

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New York State Health Advocates Spring Meeting Recap

Posted July, 10 2017 by Taylor Frazier

A few weeks ago, more than 70 members of HCFANY, Health Care for America Now-New York (HCAN), and Medicaid Matters New York (MMNY) from across the state gathered in Albany for the first joint New York State Health Advocates Spring Meeting. More than 50 consumers and advocates attended the press conference in front of the […]

HCFANY Rate Comments Available!

Posted July, 7 2017 by Amanda Dunker

HCFANY’s comments on the 2018 rate requests made by insurance companies in our individual market are now available – you can find each letter here. Comments are available for 10 companies: Affinity, CareConnect, Fidelis, Healthfirst, Health Now, HIP/Emblem, MetroPlus, MVP, Oscar, and United. Any insurance company that wants to sell┬áindividual or small group plans on […]

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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 […]