HCFANY’S LGBT Task Force Launches LGBT Outreach and Enrollment Week

Posted January, 12 2015 by Amanda

From left to right, Mark Hannay, LGBT Task Force Co-Chair; Star Morris of Callen-Lorde Community Health Center; City Council Health Committee Chair Corey Johnson; Jay Laudato, Executive Director of Callen-Lorde; David Sandman, Senior Vice President of the NYS Health Foundation; and Lois Uttley, LGBT Task Force Co-Chair. Uninsured LGBT New Yorkers Urged to Sign Up for Affordable […]

Mark your calendars!

Posted January, 7 2015 by Amanda

It’s the moment you have all been waiting for – New York State just released its legislative calendar! There are some notable changes from the past few years. Governor Cuomo postponed this year’s State-of-the-State address to January 21, due to the death of his father, Mario Cuomo, and yesterday’s funeral service. The legislature will meet three times […]

Start the New Year with the HCFANY Annual Meeting!

Posted December, 31 2014 by Amanda

HCFANY will hold its Annual Winter Meeting in Albany on Friday, January 9 from 10:30 – 3:30pm! You can register here. It’s been an exciting year for quality, affordable health coverage in New York. Last year, HCFANY achieved three big wins for affordable, quality health care: (1) the approval of a Basic Health Program for […]

Medicaid to 26: Reaching out to youth

Posted December, 22 2014 by Amanda

Guest Post: Kari Siddiqui, Policy Analyst, Schuyler Center for Analysis and Advocacy Everyone cheered when the Affordable Care Act (ACA) included a provision allowing young adults to stay on their parents’ health insurance until they turned 26.  An equally important and lesser-known provision extends health insurance coverage to young adults formerly in foster care, who […]