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ACA Anniversary

Happy birthday, ACA!

Posted March, 23 2015 by Amanda

Today, the Affordable Care Act turns five years old! Our friends at Community Catalyst put together 5 reasons to celebrate the ACA (see above). Here are 5 more reasons New Yorkers can celebrate: More than 2.1 million New Yorkers have enrolled in affordable, quality health plans through the NY State of Health Marketplace since it launched in October 2013. […]

Will the State fund Community Health Advocates?

Posted March, 20 2015 by Amanda

It’s the first day of spring! That means daffodils and birds chirping, right? Well, maybe not here in New York as the snow drifts down. But one thing it certainly means is that the New York State Legislature is nearing the end of its budget negotiations. One critical health program hanging in the balance is Community […]

RWVNY outreach

Meeting Mothers Half-Way: Outreach Events at Beauty School Job Fairs

Posted March, 18 2015 by Amanda

Linda Calabrese, a HCFANY Volunteer, talks to a Job Fair Attendee Guest post: Liza Lederer-Plaskett, Community Organizer for Raising Women’s Voices – NY As the second Affordable Care Act enrollment period came to an end, Health Care For All New York outreach staffers and volunteers found ourselves racing to the finish, trying to reach as many uninsured […]

taxvideo

Your taxes got a whole lot “healthier” this year

Posted March, 12 2015 by Amanda

Video from the NY State of Health Marketplace This year, many taxpayers received a new tax document from the NY State of Health Marketplace related to their health insurance. The form, called Form 1095-A, was mailed by January 31 to all New York tax families who enrolled in a private insurance plan (Qualified Health Plan, […]