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 (firstname.lastname@example.org, subject line “In the Matter of Fidelis”).
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?
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 […]
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.