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HCFANY Webinar 2014

HCFANY Presents: Budget and Policy Update

Posted February, 19 2014 by Amanda

Earlier this afternoon, almost 50 of our member organizations and supporters joined a webinar on HCFANY’s 2014 Policy Agenda for 2014. In case you missed it, the slides and recording are now available! Here’s a brief summary of what we heard: Mark Hannay, Executive Director of Metro New York Health Care for all Campaign introduced […]

March 28, 2013 HCFANY NYC Briefing

In case you missed last week’s event…

Posted April, 1 2013 by arianne

Panel (from left): Joanne Bailey, NYC Office of Citywide Health Insurance Access (OCHIA), Sara Rothstein, NYS Health Benefit Exchange, Martine Apodaca, Enroll America, Lois Uttley, Raising Women’s Voices, Dr. Jaime Torres, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Thanks to everyone who came to last week’s HCFANY briefing in NYC –  was a great success and […]

The choice is pretty darn clear

The Basic Health Plan sounds like the right choice

Posted February, 1 2013 by arianne

Under the ACA, states are allowed the option of creating a Basic Health Plan (BHP) for low-income adults who earn too much to qualify for Medicaid.  Ordinarily, if these folks don’t have employer-sponsored coverage then come 2014 they will be able to buy insurance through the Exchange with the help of federal tax credits.  But, even with […]

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A new year, a new set of challenges

Posted January, 18 2013 by arianne

Kudos to everyone able to make the trek up to Albany yesterday during the depths of a particularly nasty flu season – we actually had a great turnout! Fellow HCFANY-ers and guests got a chance to go over and discuss our advocacy agenda for this yeat, which centers around implementation of consumer-friendly Exchange and strategies to fill in the gaps […]