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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: Statement of Opposition to Proposed Prior Approval Act

Posted June 16, 2015 by Hannah Lupien

HCFANY opposes Senate Bill 4540/Assembly Bill 7439, which would change the law regarding prior approval by the Department of Financial Services (“DFS”) for health insurance companies seeking premium rate increases.

Issue Brief: You can weigh in on next year’s health insurance premiums!

Posted June 5, 2015 by Hannah Lupien

Thanks to a strong state law, New York’s Department of Financial Services (DFS) can reduce rate increases proposed by health insurers if they find the proposed rate is “unreasonable,” “excessive” or “unfairly discriminatory.” Read more to find out how you can make a difference in this process!