Helping the Uninsured Connect to the New, Affordable Health Care Options

Posted March, 25 2014 by Amanda

Get Covered New York volunteer Engracia Jamieson Guest post by Maryanne Tomazic, Raising Women’s Voices – New York (RWV-NY) We’re in the final week of 2014 open enrollment, and people across the State are working around-the-clock to make sure those who still need affordable, quality health insurance have a chance to apply through NY State […]


What’s the Story on the Assembly & Senate Budget Proposals?

Posted March, 14 2014 by Amanda

It’s been a busy week where the New York State budget is concerned, as the Assembly and Senate worked hard to release their respective budget proposals. We’ve been monitoring this process closely to see if HCFANY’s budget priorities – Basic Health Program, out-of-network billing protections, and funding for consumer assistance – made the safe transition […]


Advocates, organizations, and consumers join forces in Albany

Posted March, 4 2014 by Amanda

Photo: Advocates and consumers at HCFANY’s press conference about how the Governor’s budget would make coverage more affordable, stop surprise bills, and support consumer assistance programs. From left: Gladys Puglla, consumer; Mark Scherzer, New Yorkers for Accessible Health Coverage; Elisabeth Benjamin, Community Service Society; Lara Kassel, Medicaid Matters New York; Bob Cohen, Citizen Action of […]