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Webinar: HCFANY Children, Youth and Families Task Force’s 2016 Policy Priorities

Posted January, 4 2016 by Hannah Lupien

Health Care For All New York Invites you to participate in a webinar on: HCFANY Children, Youth and Families Task Force’s 2016 Policy Priorities Friday, January 22, 2016 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.   On Friday, January 22nd at 11am, the Children’s Defense Fund – New York (CDF-NY), through its work in Health Care for […]

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A gift for new parents for the New Year

Posted December, 28 2015 by Hannah Lupien

On December 22, 2015 Governor Cuomo signed into law S4745/A7155, a bill that will allow babies born into low and middle-income New York families eligible for the Child Health Plus (CHP) from the day that they are born. This is great news for families across the state, and a first-of-its-kind bill nationwide! Parents who apply […]

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Special enrollment period for pregnant women

Posted December, 28 2015 by Hannah Lupien

As we celebrate the holidays and ring in the New Year, we now have more reason for merriment – Governor Cuomo has just signed legislation that gives pregnant women the right to enroll in Qualified Health Plans through the State’s Marketplace at any time during the year! Until now, pregnant women had to wait to […]

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Undocumented Immigrants in New York City to Get New Roads to Care

Posted October, 9 2015 by Hannah Lupien

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio announced a new plan yesterday to connect the City’s undocumented immigrants with a soon-to-be launched “Direct Access” health care program. The Direct Access program is not insurance coverage, but a network of health care providers with the cultural competency and linguistic diversity to serve New York’s many immigrant […]