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Health Premiums Up 5% in 2008

Posted September, 25 2008 by arianne

Job-based family premiums rose to an average of $12, 680 per year, according to a new study by the Kaiser Family Foundation and Health Research Education Trust. The jump represents a 5% increase for workers this year, and more than double of what they paid nine years ago. Premiums are once again outpacing wages. Small […]

410,000 New York Children Are Uninsured

Posted September, 11 2008 by arianne

HCFANY-member Children’s Defense Fund (“CDF”) released an analysis of the recent census data that shows no reduction in the number of uninsured children in New York. CDF’s analysis found that 410,000 New York children are uninsured: CDF’s Analysis September 11 This month, the State has expanded it’s Child Health Plus program to all children for […]