Posted February 16, 2012 by Amanda
HCFANY writes to comment on the proposed rule regarding Disproportionate Share Hospital Payments – Uninsured Definition.
Posted September 7, 2011 by Amanda
HCFANY’s Racial & Ethnic Disparities Task Force is a subproject of HCFANY which guides our work involving health equity. In 2011-2012, HCFANY’s Racial & Ethnic Disparities Task Force will be focusing work around the following priorities: Promoting language access in health coverage Requiring uniform data collection and reporting Promoting cultural competency training for medical professionals Promoting Community Health Centers
Posted June 7, 2011 by Amanda
Despite significant overall health spending and extensive public health insurance coverage, New York State experiences challenges in achieving a high-performing health care system. These challenges are particularly acute for underserved communities, which are disproportionately made up of low-income people and racial and ethnic minorities. New York has a sophisticated quality assurance and monitoring program that […]
Posted May 4, 2011 by Amanda
The Affordable Care Act (ACA) presents a unique opportunity to comprehensively address health disparities in New York. Under the new law, states must establish health insurance Exchanges by 2014, including passing legislation to do so. These Exchanges present several new provisions–and new opportunities–for states to reduce health disparities across race, ethnicity, disability status, gender, and language.