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Action Alert: This Valentine’s Day, Tell Your Representatives in Congress to Have a Heart and Save Our Health Care

Posted February 8, 2017 by Taylor Frazier

Members of Congress are debating a repeal of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and major cuts to Medicaid, Medicare, and other health coverage programs. We know consumers are looking for ways to get involved in the fight for health care. This Valentine’s Day, HCFANY and partners are launching a Valentine’s Day campaign. Here are the different […]

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2017 Open Enrollment Totals by County

Posted February 24, 2017 by Amanda Dunker

Total number of people enrolled in Medicaid, Child Health Plus (CHP), the Essential Plan (EP), and in Qualified Health Plans (QHPs) during 2017’s open enrollment period.

Weighing in on Health Insurance Rates

Posted June 24, 2016 by Amanda Dunker

Thanks to a strong state law, New York’s Department of Financial Services (DFS) can reduce rate increases proposed by health insurers if they find the proposed rate is “unreasonable,” excessive,” or “unfairly discriminator.” Consumers, consumer groups, and small businesses can submit comments to challenge rate proposals that they believe are too high. This issue brief describes how. […]

How Can New York Provide Health Insurance Coverage to its Uninsured Immigrant Residents?

Posted January 29, 2016 by carrie

The Affordable Care Act has helped millions of New Yorkers secure affordable, quality health care, many for the first time. However, as many as 457,000 unauthorized, uninsured immigrant residents remain ineligible for coverage. This report by the Community Service Society offers policy makers practical, affordable, high quality options to help close the coverage gap—while substantially […]