HCFANY Blog RSS Feed

megaphone

The ACA is working for women, especially in states like NY, study finds

Posted August, 17 2017 by Taylor Frazier

Guest post by Ann Danforth, Progressive States Advocacy and Policy Manager at Raising Women’s Voices-NY. A recent analysis by the Commonwealth Fund confirms what many women already know — the Affordable Care Act (ACA) has dramatically improved our rates of health coverage and our access to care. The Commonwealth Fund used data from its biennial health […]

Preschoolers

Investing in Children When It Matters Most: The First 1000 Days on Medicaid

Posted August, 11 2017 by Taylor Frazier

Guest post by Ben Anderson, Director of Health Policy at Children’s Defense Fund-New York. The New York State Department of Health (SDOH) is embarking on a “First 1000 Days on Medicaid” initiative that aims to bring together a diverse group of stakeholders from across sectors that touch the lives of young children. The stakeholders include […]

highfive-01-800px

Congratulations and Keep It Up! National Day of Action Saturday, July 29

Posted July, 28 2017 by Taylor Frazier

Last night, Senate Republicans failed in their last ditch effort to repeal the ACA and dismantle Medicaid. A huge thank you to our members, partners, and friends for all of your hard work and activism over the last nine months. Your resistance is the reason they keep failing. Unfortunately, the fight is not over. The President […]

fingerpaint

Georgetown Center for Children and Families Conference 2017 Recap

Posted July, 24 2017 by Taylor Frazier

Last week, children’s health advocates from across the country came together in Washington, DC for the Georgetown University Health Policy Institute Center for Children and Families Annual Conference. The conference provides an excellent opportunity for national and state advocates to share their experiences and learn from one another, which is especially important in the face […]