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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: HCFANY 2015 Agenda to Address Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Health

Posted February 17, 2015 by Amanda

The Racial and Ethnic Disparities Task Force of Health Care For All New York (HCFANY) guides the policy conversation and organizing around issues of health equity in all aspects of HCFANY’s work. This policy brief proposes additional steps New York can take to advance health equity in our state.

Issue Brief: HCFANY 2015 Legislative Agenda

Posted February 17, 2015 by Amanda

Key points of the HCFANY 2015 Legislative Agenda: Comprehensive coverage for all immigrants Consumer assistance to help New Yorkers use and keep their health insurance Ensuring access to out-of-network coverage A basic health program for lower-income New Yorkers Streamlining access to hospital financial assistance To read more, click on the attached issue brief! HCFANY_2015_Policy_Agenda_FINAL

Comments: LGBT Task Force Comments on NY Medicaid coverage for Transgender New Yorkers

Posted February 2, 2015 by Amanda

We write on behalf of the LGBT Task Force of Health Care For All New York (HCFANY) and allies to offer comments on proposed rulemaking concerning Medicaid coverage of transgender-related care and services (ID No. HLT-50-14-00001-P). HCFANY is a statewide coalition of more than 170 organizations working to improve health coverage and access for all […]

Press Release: New York issues guidance to protect transgender individuals from insurance discrimination

Posted December 12, 2014 by Amanda

On December 11, 2014, New York State’s Department of Financial Services sent guidance to all commercial insurers in the state barring denials of medically necessary treatment for gender dysphoria. Gender dysphoria is a condition when a person’s identity at birth is different than who they know themselves to be on the inside. Download HCFANY’s press release in support of the […]