New York Establishes 5 Exchange Regional Advisory Committees

Posted September, 7 2012 by arianne

Today New York State announced the creation of five Regional Advisory Committees to provide advice and make recommendations on the establishment and operation of the Exchange in New York. The committees are comprised of representatives of consumers, small business, health care providers, insurance agents and brokers, labor organizations and other stakeholders. Several HCFANY members will […]

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Posted September, 5 2012 by arianne

The summer may be cooling down, but the ACA is heating up as the feds continue to issue opportunities for public comment on ACA rulemaking. On August 21, as follow up to comments submitted in October 2011, HCFANY submitted comments on the final regulations for the health insurance premium tax credit. We await further guidance […]

It's all making sense to me now...

I am broke, and therefore…invincible?

Posted June, 20 2012 by arianne

The whole argument that young people don’t buy insurance because they don’t think they need it (i.e. the “young invincibles” stereotype) has bugged me for some time. Having somewhat recently emerged from the 19 -29 age bracket, I can say firsthand that it never occurred to me at any point during my free-wheeling years that I […]