New Yorkers Continue to Flock to the NY State of Health

Posted January, 6 2017 by Taylor Frazier

New York State’s official health plan Marketplace, the NY State of Health (NYSOH), announced this morning that more than 3.4 million New Yorkers have signed up for health coverage as of December 24, 2016. This represents more than a 22 percent increase in Marketplace participation since the end of the 2016 open enrollment period, and […]

NYC Physician Groups Sound the Alarm on Proposed Health Care Cuts

Posted January, 5 2017 by Taylor Frazier

Follow up from blog posted January 3, 2017 A coalition of New York City-area physicians joined this morning outside of a federally qualified health center in Manhattan to oppose the repeal of the Affordable Care Act and major cuts to Medicare, Medicaid, the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP), and funding for family planning services. Speakers […]

Governor Announces 2.7 Million New Yorkers Could Lose Coverage Under ACA Repeal

Posted January, 4 2017 by Taylor Frazier

According to a press release from Governor Andrew Cuomo’s Office, an estimated 2.7 million New Yorkers would lose their health insurance coverage if the Affordable Care Act (ACA) were repealed. New York State would lose $3.7 billion in federal funding for coverage including nearly $600 million that would have gone directly to the counties. The […]

NYC Physician Groups Call on Lawmakers to Protect Their Patients

Posted January, 3 2017 by Taylor Frazier

A coalition of New York City-Area physician groups will host a press conference this Thursday, January 5 at 11 AM to call on the incoming administration, Congress, and New York State lawmakers to protect the health coverage gains made under the Affordable Care Act, preserve the public health safety net, and keep their patients healthy. […]