Start the New Year with the HCFANY Annual Meeting!

Posted December, 31 2014 by Amanda

HCFANY will hold its Annual Winter Meeting in Albany on Friday, January 9 from 10:30 – 3:30pm! You can register here. It’s been an exciting year for quality, affordable health coverage in New York. Last year, HCFANY achieved three big wins for affordable, quality health care: (1) the approval of a Basic Health Program for […]


HCFANY Lauds Cuomo Administration’s Insurance Rate Cuts

Posted September, 4 2014 by Amanda

It is a great day for New Yorkers. The Cuomo Administration announced that it has slashed insurance companies’ proposed rate hikes by over 50 percent for people covered through the New York State of Health Marketplace and in the individual and small group markets. “This is great news for consumers and small employers alike,” said […]

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Talkin’ bout insurance rates

Posted August, 19 2014 by Amanda

The New York State Department of Financial Services is currently reviewing insurance companies’ rates for the coming year, 2015. Overall this year, 11 insurers asked for rate increases and four asked for decreases. You can read insurer rate applications here. Members of the public have the chance to comment on the rates. HCFANY recently submitted seven […]


Now is your chance to oppose health plan premium rate hikes!

Posted July, 22 2014 by Amanda

Guest post: Sarah Fishman, Intern at Raising Women’s Voices – New York Have you recently received a letter from your health insurance company about a rate increase for next year? Don’t panic! This is only a proposed rate increase that must be reviewed by state officials, and you have the right to weigh in on […]