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Letter: New York Coalition Against the American Health Care Act

Posted May 26, 2017 by Amanda Dunker

This letter, sent to New York’s Congressional Delegation from 31 different healthcare stakeholders, describes the damage the American Health Care Act and the President’s proposed budget would cause for New Yorkers.

Press Release: HCFANY Condemns House Vote in Favor of American Health Care Act

Posted May 4, 2017 by Taylor Frazier

Albany, NY – Health Care for All New York (HCFANY), a statewide coalition of over 170 consumer advocacy organizations, expressed great dismay at the passage of the American Health Care Act (AHCA). Despite unprecedented opposition from constituents, House Republicans voted to take health care away from 2.7 million New Yorkers, abandon Americans with pre-existing conditions […]

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American Health Care Act Flyer

Posted June 8, 2017 by Amanda Dunker

This flyer describes the latest bad news about the federal health care threats facing New York. The next battleground is the Senate, which is rumored to be working on a bill similar to the destructive bill passed by the House in May.

Consumer Rate Comment Templates

Posted June 8, 2017 by Amanda Dunker

Health insurance companies in New York State must ask for permission from the Department of Financial Services (DFS) to change their rates. DFS considers public comments when conducting their review. There are two templates below, one for responding to a proposed increase and one for responding to a proposed decrease. Once you download the template and add […]

Guide to Rate Review, 2018

Posted June 8, 2017 by Amanda Dunker

Insurance companies have to get state approval for their prices each year. In New York, consumer comments are part of the process. This issue brief guides you through the process of commenting on your insurer’s request. This year, insurers are asking for an average 17 percent increase in the individual market, with a range of 4 […]

Press Release: NEW REGULATIONS WOULD PROTECT NEW YORKERS FROM FEDERAL HEALTHCARE THREATS

Posted June 5, 2017 by Amanda Dunker

Albany, NY – Health Care for All New York (HCFANY), a statewide coalition of over 170 consumer advocacy organizations, commends Governor Cuomo on his decision to issue emergency regulations to protect comprehensive, affordable coverage for all New Yorkers regardless of their gender, age, or previous health issues. The regulations would limit the harm New Yorkers would […]