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Enroll by December 15 for January 1 Coverage

Posted December, 12 2017 by Taylor Frazier

This is a friendly reminder to sign up for or renew your coverage on the New York State of Health (NYSOH) Marketplace by Friday, December 15, 2017 to make sure your coverage begins on January 1. Open enrollment in New York continues through January 31, 2018, but you may have a gap in coverage if […]

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New Yorkers Continue to Flock to the NY State of Health

Posted November, 30 2017 by Taylor Frazier

New York State’s official health plan Marketplace, the NY State of Health (NYSOH), announced this morning that more than 45,000 New Yorkers enrolled in Qualified Health Plan and Essential Plan coverage for the first time during the first four week of Open Enrollment. This represents an 13 percent increase in Marketplace participation compared to the […]

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New York State Assembly to Hold Hearing on Immigrant Access to Health Care

Posted November, 29 2017 by Taylor Frazier

Guest post by Max Hadler, Senior Health Policy Manager at the New York Immigration Coalition. Immigrant New Yorkers are under relentless attack from the anti-immigrant forces that wield the levers of control in Washington, DC. In this environment, it falls on New York State to devise solutions to the crisis. Access to health care represents […]

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We expect our children to complete their homework on time. Shouldn’t we expect the same from Congress?

Posted November, 8 2017 by Taylor Frazier

Guest post by Ben Anderson, Director of Health Policy at Children’s Defense Fund-NY. Here we are 39 days and counting since the September 30th deadline for Congress to fund the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP), and yet families of the 350,000 New York children who depend on CHIP for coverage are still waiting for Congress to […]