March 28, 2013 HCFANY NYC Briefing

In case you missed last week’s event…

Posted April, 1 2013 by arianne

Panel (from left): Joanne Bailey, NYC Office of Citywide Health Insurance Access (OCHIA), Sara Rothstein, NYS Health Benefit Exchange, Martine Apodaca, Enroll America, Lois Uttley, Raising Women’s Voices, Dr. Jaime Torres, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Thanks to everyone who came to last week’s HCFANY briefing in NYC –  was a great success and […]



Posted March, 21 2013 by arianne

While we haven’t seen all the fine print, HCFANY is delighted to report that this year’s budget deal includes important protections for New York’s health insurance consumers.  The new budget deal includes: Co-premium assistance for people between 138-150% of poverty (people with children that are currently eligible for Family Health Plus ).  Those who enroll in the […]

Can you hear me NOW?

Let Your Voice Be Heard: Call Governor Cuomo Today!

Posted March, 15 2013 by arianne

The Assembly got it right in their one house budget bill by including a “premium wrap” for those people eligible for Family Health Plus to make a seamless transition into the new Health Insurance Exchange.  The Assembly is also “authorizing” the Basic Health Plan – but we hear the Governor’s office isn’t going for EITHER in final budget […]

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Dear Gov. Cuomo & Legislature: You’ve Got Mail!

Posted March, 14 2013 by arianne

HCFANY is happy to report that our letter to Governor Cuomo and the NYS Legislature on the budget’s elimination of the Family Health Plus program and out-of-network benefits on the individual market has been delivered! The letter was actually hand-delivered around the capitol early this afternoon, and sent out to the press shortly thereafter.  Thanks to everyone who […]