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HCFANY Annual Winter Meeting

Posted January, 17 2017 by Taylor Frazier

Guest Blog by Mark Hannay, Director, Metro New York Health Care for All Campaign Health Care is Under Attack in Congress! It’s “all hands on deck” BIG time! Join HCFANY at our upcoming annual meeting next Monday, January 23 from 11 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at 1199 SEIU, 155 Washington Street, in Albany. Please register here. […]

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Health Insurance Across State Lines: Know the Facts

Posted January, 6 2017 by Taylor Frazier

Over the years, many have suggested that permitting the sale of health insurance across state lines will make coverage more affordable and available to a greater number of people. A Fact Sheet from National Association of Insurance Commissioners and The Center for Insurance Policy and Research distills the facts and fiction of allowing interstate sale […]

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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 […]

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All Time High of 97 Percent of New York’s Latino Children Have Health Insurance

Posted December, 27 2016 by Taylor Frazier

Earlier this month, the Georgetown University Health Policy Institute’s Center for Children and Families released a new report on Latino children’s health coverage. According to recently released data from the U.S. Census Bureau, approximately 676,000 Latino children nationally gained health insurance coverage from 2013 to 2015. The uninsurance rate for Latino children declined from 11.5 […]