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Solid Progress in Reaching Diverse Immigrant Communities, but Additional Work Remains

Posted August, 11 2015 by Hannah Lupien

By Claudia Calhoon, MPH, Director of Health Advocacy, New York Immigration Coalition; Laura F. Redman, Director, Health Justice Program, New York Lawyers for the Public Interest; and Sarika Saxena, Staff Attorney, Health Justice Program, New York Lawyers for the Public Interest   The release of the 2015 Open Enrollment report from the New York State […]

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Kids Love the Marketplace Too!

Posted August, 10 2015 by Hannah Lupien

By Andrew Leonard, Sr. Policy Associate for Health, Housing and Income Security, Children’s Defense Fund – NY The release of the 2015 New York State of Health (NYSOH) Open Enrollment Report confirms that the Affordable Care Act (ACA) is working for children and families across New York. As the State continues to move ahead with […]

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One-on-One Assistance Was Key to New York’s Great Enrollment Numbers

Posted August, 6 2015 by Hannah Lupien

By Bob Cohen, Esq., Policy Director of Citizen Action of New York and the Public Policy and Education Fund   As we discussed in the first blog post of this series, 2.1 million New Yorkers have enrolled in health coverage through the NY State of Health Marketplace (NYSOH) as of the end of the marketplace’s […]

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2016 premium rates to rise 7.1% and 9.8% on individual and small group markets

Posted August, 5 2015 by Hannah Lupien

The New York State Department of Financial Services (DFS) released its final decisions on the rate review process (Don’t remember what that is? Check out our blog post about it here). The 17 carriers on the individual insurance exchange were approved for a weighted average premium increase of 7.1%, which is 3.3% lower than requested […]