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HCFANY CELEBRATES NEW CENSUS DATA SHOWING HUGE DROP IN UNINSURED

Posted September 14, 2017 by Amanda Dunker

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: September 13, 2017 (Albany, NY) – The United States Census Bureau released updated data yesterday that demonstrate the ongoing success of the New York State of Health (NYSOH) and the Affordable Care Act (ACA). Leaders of Health Care For All New York (HCFANY) – a coalition of over 170 health care consumer advocacy organizations […]

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Issue Brief: Will Federal Reform Work for NY’s Families?

Posted April 6, 2008 by Amanda

Affordable health coverage is critical to the success of a merged federal health reform bill that includes a requirement for all people to purchase insurance. Establishing more affordable subsidies, lowering out-of-pocket caps for individuals and families, and preserving the existing Child Health Plus program would ensure that New York’s families benefit from federal health reform.

Issue Brief: Reform the Hospital Indigent Care Pool

Posted February 6, 2008 by Amanda

New York’s hospitals provide an important safety net  uninsured and underinsured New Yorkers. In 1983, the State legislature created the Hospital Bad Debt and Charity Care (BDCC) pool (or the Hospital Indigent Care Pool) to help hospitals cover the costs of providing this care. Each year, New York’s hospitals receive $847 million in BDCC funds. But due to complicated […]