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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 […]

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 […]

Action Alert: Stop the New York State Legislature from Weakening the State’s “Prior Approval” Health Insurance Rate Review System

Posted June, 16 2015 by Hannah Lupien

  As the 2015 state legislative session draws to a close this week, a troublesome “rate review”/”prior approval” bill has come up last minute and appears to be moving. The bill would weaken New York’s landmark prior approval system where state regulators review and revise health insurance annual premium rate increases. See HCFANY’s statement of […]

New Advocacy Tools from HCFANY!

Posted February, 27 2015 by Amanda

Need some new tools for your advocacy toolbox? Take a look at these new resources on the HCFANY website! The Legislative Session is in full swing, so now is the time to get up to speed on the top health care priorities for New York consumers! We recently released two issue briefs about HCFANY’s policy agenda. The […]