Press Release: HCFANY Condemns House Vote in Favor of AHCA

Posted May, 4 2017 by Taylor Frazier

Albany, NY – Health Care for All New York (HCFANY), a statewide coalition of over 170 consumer advocacy organizations, expressed great dismay at the passage of the American Health Care Act (AHCA). Despite unprecedented opposition from constituents, House Republicans voted to take health care away from 2.7 million New Yorkers, abandon Americans with pre-existing conditions […]

Health Vote Scheduled TODAY for 1:15

Posted May, 4 2017 by Amanda Dunker

The original bill would have gutted Medicaid to pay for billions in tax cuts for millionaires and would have asked some Americans to pay more than they earn in a year for insurance. Shockingly, the new bill is even worse. This time, they’re going after people with pre-existing conditions by letting states segregate them using high-risk pools, expensive […]

ACTION ALERT: Health Vote Could Happen TOMORROW

Posted April, 27 2017 by Amanda Dunker

Yesterday, an important group of Republicans endorsed a new version of the American Health Care Act. This makes it much more likely to pass. A vote could happen on this bill tomorrow or Saturday – New York’s members MUST hear from you today!  CALL 1-844-898-1199 AND DEMAND THAT CONGRESS BLOCK THIS DEVASTATING BILL. The original bill would […]

New Report Shows Eliminating CSRs Would Increase Federal Costs

Posted April, 25 2017 by Taylor Frazier

According to a new report from the Kaiser Family Foundation, eliminating cost sharing reductions (CSRs), or subsidies that lower the out-of-pocket costs for moderate-income consumers, would increase overall costs to federal government instead of saving money. Nationally, CSRs are worth approximately $7 billion annually and reduce out-of-pocket costs for moderate income consumers by $3,350 to […]