2015 Infographics - Where

One-on-One Assistance Was Key to New York’s Great Enrollment Numbers

Posted August, 6 2015 by Hannah Lupien

By Bob Cohen, Esq., Policy Director of Citizen Action of New York and the Public Policy and Education Fund   As we discussed in the first blog post of this series, 2.1 million New Yorkers have enrolled in health coverage through the NY State of Health Marketplace (NYSOH) as of the end of the marketplace’s […]


2016 premium rates to rise 7.1% and 9.8% on individual and small group markets

Posted August, 5 2015 by Hannah Lupien

The New York State Department of Financial Services (DFS) released its final decisions on the rate review process (Don’t remember what that is? Check out our blog post about it here). The 17 carriers on the individual insurance exchange were approved for a weighted average premium increase of 7.1%, which is 3.3% lower than requested […]

2015 Infographics - Qualified Health Plans

Over 2 million New Yorkers are enrolled in NYSOH!

Posted July, 31 2015 by Hannah Lupien

Over 2.1 million New Yorkers have enrolled in quality coverage since the New York State of Health marketplace’s launch in 2013! Yesterday the New York State of Health released its report on the second open enrollment period, which ran November 15, 2014 through February 28, 2015. HCFANY is excited to dive into the numbers over […]

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Legislation to create special enrollment period for pregnant women awaits Governor’s signature

Posted July, 24 2015 by Hannah Lupien

Already more than two million New Yorkers have gained affordable health coverage through the NY State of Health marketplace, but there are still some people (namely women!) who may find themselves left behind. First-in-the-nation legislation providing special insurance enrollment options for pregnant women passed both the State Assembly and State Senate a few weeks ago […]