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Template: Comments on Centene Fidelis Sale

Posted May 22, 2018 by Amanda Dunker

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 (, subject line “In the Matter of Fidelis”).

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Issue Brief: HCFANY Evaluation of UnitedHealth Reform Proposal

Posted December 7, 2009 by Amanda

In October 2007, the UnitedHealth Group issued a proposal to reform New York’s direct-pay and small-group markets. The direct-pay market is individual insurance coverage. The goal of the UnitedHealth proposal is to address the “death spiral” (see box below) or decline in enrollment. UnitedHealth attributes this decline to a lack of product flexibility, inadequate stop-loss pool […]

Issue Brief: HCFANY Evaluation of CSS Proposal for Health Reform–Cornerstone for Coverage

Posted December 20, 2008 by Amanda

In December 2007, the Community Service Society of New York (CSS) released its Cornerstone for Coverage health reform proposal for New York State. Cornerstone proposes to make comprehensive health coverage nearly universally available by building off of New York’s existing public programs. HCFANY has reviewed CSS’s proposal in relation to our 10 Standards for Quality, […]

Issue Brief: HCFANY Evaluation of the Excellus Health Reform Proposal

Posted December 7, 2008 by Amanda

In September 2007, Excellus BCBS submitted a proposal to reform the direct pay and small group insurance markets. The direct-pay market means insurance purchased directly by individuals for themselves and their families through an insurance carrier. HCFANY has reviewed Excellus’s proposal in relation to our 10 Standards for Quality, Affordable, Health Care for All. This proposal […]