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Attention New Yorkers with Medicare and Medicaid: Would You Like To Share Your Experiences with the New Managed-Care Plans?

Posted June, 14 2016 by carrie

Guest blog by Emily Balkan, Policy and Client Services Associate at the Medicare Rights Center. Do you or a loved one have Medicare and Medicaid and long-term care needs? If so, you may have recently experienced a change to the way you receive your coverage. If the way you receive Medicare and Medicaid, including long-term care or personal care services, has […]

Movement on Health Coverage for Immigrants

Posted May, 25 2016 by carrie

Guest blog by Max Hadler, Health Advocacy Specialist at The New York Immigration Coalition Despite the major health care coverage gains achieved under the Affordable Care Act, more than 450,000 New Yorkers remain uninsured because their immigration status makes them ineligible for affordable coverage. As a result of the continued failure to approve federal immigration […]

HCFANY Supporters Plan 2016 Strategy at Annual Meeting

Posted February, 11 2016 by carrie

  Eighty representatives of HCFANY member groups gendand supporters came to Albany to network with other advocates, get updates on the fight for quality, affordable health care in New York, and plan strategy at HCFANY’s Annual Meeting on January 8. Our guest speakers emphasized the continuing strong progress health reform is making, statewide and nationally.  […]

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 […]