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New York Advocates and Allies Hold Fifth Round of Annual ACA Summits Across the State

Posted November, 6 2017 by Taylor Frazier

Guest post by Mark Hannay, Director, Metro New York Health Care for All Campaign. New York’s fifth open enrollment period began this past Wednesday, November 1. This is the period during which people can renew or sign up for private health insurance coverage through the Marketplace.  Here in New York, the New York State of […]

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What Does the Budget Resolution Have To Do With Health Care?

Posted October, 27 2017 by Taylor Frazier

Yesterday, the House of Representatives adopted a budget resolution that paves the way for the federal government to approve up to $1.5 trillion in tax cuts to wealthy people and corporations with only Republican votes. What’s a budget resolution? A budget resolution is a piece of legislation that outlines the congressional budget. It establishes how […]

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TODAY: Sign-On Letter to Congress to Renew CHIP

Posted October, 5 2017 by Taylor Frazier

Follow up to “The Future of CHIP in New York” posted on September 19, 2017. Funding for the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP), known as Child Health Plus in New York, expired on September 30. Together, Child Health Plus and Medicaid cover more than 2.6 million children in New York State. New York also has […]

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The Future of CHIP

Posted September, 19 2017 by Taylor Frazier

In the midst of the chaos being caused by the most recent effort to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act, there is another very important program at risk: the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP). CHIP covers more than 9 million children nationwide and more than 630,000 in New York State alone. Without Congressional action, […]