Holiday greetings, from HCFANY

Posted December, 23 2010 by arianne

What a great year for health reform!    In the spirit of the holiday season, Health Care For All New York would like to take a moment to celebrate our dedicated friends, families, and colleagues who helped make 2010 the year of health reform. With the passage of the federal health reform law, newly implemented programs like the […]

HCFANY Honors Troy Oechsner with Consumer Health Care Leadership Award

Posted December, 2 2010 by arianne

Neither snow, nor rain, nor hurricane-force winds, nor gloom of night stayed HCFANY members and fellow stakeholders from attending yesterday’s annual meeting in Albany.   The meeting kicked-off our annual legislative agenda by setting forth the priorities for the coming year, laying out the tasks at hand, and brainstorming strategies for achieving our goals. The highlight […]

Prior Approval is Working!

Posted October, 21 2010 by arianne

The NYS Department of Insurance  announced today their first set of decisions on health insurance rate increases since prior approval was reinstated earlier this year.  Under prior approval, health insurers cannot raise their rates without first getting approval from the Insurance Department.  Prior to reinstatement of this law, insurers needed only to file the rates […]