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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: What Does Affordability Really Mean for New York’s Working Families?

Posted June 7, 2009 by Amanda

Health insurance has grown increasingly expensive. In New York, insurance premiums have risen by 81% between 2000 and 2007, compared to only an 11% increase in worker earnings. What would affordable health insurance look like to New York’s working families–and how would it factor into a health reform movement?

Issue Brief: New York’s Underinsured–Will Your Health Insurance Fail You When You Need It The Most?

Posted October 6, 2008 by Amanda

Many people with insurance are getting sick, only to find out that their insurance is not good enough. They are under-insured. While there is no set definition of underinsurance, most agree that it entails having health insurance that does not meet one‟s health needs and/or exceeds 10% of a family‟s pre-tax income. This often takes […]

Publication: New Yorkers Speak Out for Health Reform

Posted June 6, 2008 by Amanda

On May 28, 2008, over 200 citizens, elected representatives, and activists gathered in the “Well” of the Legislative Office Building in Albany to hold a People’s Public Hearing on Health Care Reform. Here are their stories.