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Get Your Health Data!

Posted April, 7 2017 by Amanda Dunker

It’s a good idea to get copies of your medical records, for a lot of reasons – maybe you moved and are starting over with a new doctor, or maybe you have a big decision to make and want to get a second opinion. So why is it so hard to get them? How can […]

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New Repeal and Replacement Proposal Would End Coverage for Pre-existing Conditions and Essential Health Benefits

Posted April, 4 2017 by Taylor Frazier

Late last month, the American Health Care Act (AHCA), which would have devastated the Medicaid program and left millions uninsured, was pulled from the House floor. According to an article in today’s New York Times, the majorities in Congress are discussing a proposal to move forward with the bill. In addition to all of the […]

Robin Hood in Reverse

Posted March, 21 2017 by Amanda Dunker

The Republican health care bill, officially called The American Health Care Act or AHCA, is scheduled for a vote in the House this Thursday. HCFANY reviewed the many ways in which this bill will hurt New Yorkers in a webinar last week (you can find the recording here).Since last week we’ve looked deeper into the […]

CBO: Republican Plan Increases Number of Uninsured by 24 Million

Posted March, 13 2017 by Amanda Dunker

The Congressional Budget Office released its analysis of the House Republican’s health bill today, and it does not bode well for the millions of people who buy their own insurance or have insurance through the Medicaid program. CBO is a non-partisan entity that “scores” new legislation proposed in Congress. A law’s score tells Congress and […]