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Open Enrollment is HERE!

Posted November, 1 2016 by Taylor Frazier

Today, November 1, is the first day of open enrollment on the NY State of Health (NYSOH) Marketplace. New Yorkers can now enroll in coverage for the first time or renew their coverage by visiting NYSOH here. Since the first open enrollment period in 2013, more than 2.8 million New Yorkers have signed up for […]

Making Sense of Delivery System Reform

Posted September, 21 2016 by Taylor Frazier

The Affordable Care Act made a lot of changes – and improvements – to health insurance. But it was also meant to encourage changes in how health care is delivered – the care you get at the hospital, doctor’s office, pharmacy, and other places where people get health care. Many people have frustrating experiences with health […]

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Nation’s Uninsured Rate Drops to 8.6 Percent, Lowest Ever

Posted September, 16 2016 by Taylor Frazier

Guest blog by Lois Uttley, MPP, Director of Raising Women’s Voices-NY. Six years after the Affordable Care Act (ACA) was signed into law and three years after the ACA insurance marketplaces opened, the nation’s uninsured rate has dropped to the lowest level ever recorded. Between 2010 and 2016, the percentage of people without health insurance fell by […]

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NYSOH Increases Outreach to Limited English Proficient Populations

Posted September, 14 2016 by Taylor Frazier

The NY State of Health’s (NYSOH) 2016 Open Enrollment Report shows that increased efforts to reach Limited English Proficient populations are making progress. This year, 20 percent of NYSOH enrollees indicated a language other than English as their preferred language compared to 18 percent in 2015. This increase is an important reflection of the diversity […]