Who got covered…and why?

Posted August, 18 2014 by Amanda

Guest post by Jessie Kavanagh, Master’s Student in Public Health, Hunter College         People with more knowledge about the ACA and health insurance were more likely to enroll in the Marketplaces, according to a new Enroll America survey.  The July 2014 report, “Voices from the Newly Enrolled and Still Uninsured,” produced by Enroll America […]

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A rumble in the courts

Posted July, 28 2014 by Amanda

Guest post: Jessie Kavanagh, Health Policy Intern at Community Service Society of New York Last week, a 3-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia ruled 2-1 that states using the federally-facilitated marketplace (healthcare.gov) cannot offer government subsidies to their residents. The same day, a 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals […]


Enrollment assisters an essential piece of ACA’s success, survey shows

Posted July, 16 2014 by Amanda

Navigator Leon McIntosh helps New Yorker Anna enroll We all know finding the right health insurance plan can be complicated and overwhelming – even with the launch of the insurance marketplaces offering one-stop shopping under the ACA. One of the most exciting features of the ACA is the establishment of assister programs to help people enroll […]

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If you build it – and build it right – they will come

Posted June, 26 2014 by Amanda

We already knew that nearly a million New Yorkers had enrolled through NY State of Health during the first open enrollment period from October 1 to March 31. But now we know more than ever about who they were, where they live, and how they enrolled. That’s thanks to the new enrollment report released yesterday by […]