Posted May 6, 2011 by Amanda
HCFANY urges the New York State legislature to adopt Exchange Legislation in the 2011 Session, which ends on June 20, 2011. There are several key Exchange governance issues that must be addressed in any bill. To read HCFANY’s full position on the issue, click on the letter attached:
Posted January 31, 2011 by Amanda
HCFANY urges HHS to reconsider: the regulation regarding the definition of federal taxes and the special rule for “mini-med” plans. In addition, it urges HHS to be vigilant in enforcing the requirements of the medical loss ratio.
Posted September 27, 2010 by Amanda
HCFANY writes to comment on the interim final rules for the pre-existing condition insurance plan (PCIP) program. We have three recommendations for making these rules stronger, through changes to regulation language concerning: the requirement that consumers be without creditable coverage for six months before applying to a PCIP; the restrictions on coverage of abortion services; […]
Posted August 27, 2010 by Amanda
HCFANY presents its concerns and recommendations for strengthening consumer protections of the Affordable Care Act provisions regarding preexisting conditions, lifetime and annual limits on benefits, rescissions, and patient protections.