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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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HCFANY Spring Meeting 2015 recap

Posted July, 8 2015 by Hannah Lupien

On Thursday, June 25th HCFANY members from around the state gathered in Albany to learn from one another, share their experiences, and build momentum for upcoming efforts. With 78 attendees this was one of our biggest Spring Meetings yet. Thank you to everyone who joined us! The agenda featured immigrant health coverage, the Basic Health […]

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Child Health Plus effective date legislation

Posted June, 30 2015 by Hannah Lupien

One of the bills that will make its way to the Governor’s desk this summer will protect infants who qualify for Child Health Plus, the state’s free or low cost health insurance program for children, from a coverage gap at birth. Currently, a family must enroll a child after the child’s birth and coverage begins […]

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Pride Month Outreach to Uninsured LGBT People

Posted June, 23 2015 by Hannah Lupien

High rates of un-insurance among lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people have finally started to drop because of the affordable, nondiscriminatory health coverage options made possible by the Affordable Care Act (ACA). The LGBT uninsured rate fell from 24.2 percent to under 18 percent in the first year of operation of ACA health marketplaces, […]