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Template: Comments on Centene Fidelis Sale

Posted May 22, 2018 by Amanda Dunker

This Word document can be used as a template for comments on the sale of Fidelis Care to the for-profit Centene. The  comments are due May 23, 2018 through email (fidelis.transaction@ag.ny.gov, subject line “In the Matter of Fidelis”).

Health Disparities Resources

Issue Brief: HCFANY’s Racial & Ethnic Disparities Task Force

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

Issue Brief: Health Disparities in New York’s Public Insurance Programs

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 […]

Issue Brief: Addressing Health Disparities Through the Affordable Care Act

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.