Meeting Mothers Half-Way: Outreach Events at Beauty School Job Fairs

Posted March, 18 2015 by Amanda

Linda Calabrese, a HCFANY Volunteer, talks to a Job Fair Attendee Guest post: Liza Lederer-Plaskett, Community Organizer for Raising Women’s Voices – NY As the second Affordable Care Act enrollment period came to an end, Health Care For All New York outreach staffers and volunteers found ourselves racing to the finish, trying to reach as many uninsured […]

LGBT immigrants face double challenges in getting covered

Posted January, 16 2015 by Amanda

Guest post: Lois Uttley, Director, Raising Women’s Voices – NY All this week, HCFANY’s LGBT Task Force has been sponsoring events to reach uninsured LGBT New Yorkers with information about how to get enrolled in an affordable health insurance plan before the Feb. 15 deadline of open enrollment through the NY State of Health Marketplace. […]

HCFANY’S LGBT Task Force Launches LGBT Outreach and Enrollment Week

Posted January, 12 2015 by Amanda

From left to right, Mark Hannay, LGBT Task Force Co-Chair; Star Morris of Callen-Lorde Community Health Center; City Council Health Committee Chair Corey Johnson; Jay Laudato, Executive Director of Callen-Lorde; David Sandman, Senior Vice President of the NYS Health Foundation; and Lois Uttley, LGBT Task Force Co-Chair. Uninsured LGBT New Yorkers Urged to Sign Up for Affordable […]

A little (messaging) help from our friends

Posted October, 24 2014 by Amanda

The remaining uninsured have lingering concerns about health insurance affordability, and many are  unaware of their state’s Marketplace and upcoming opportunities to enroll. That’s according to a new Robert Wood Johnson Foundation sponsored study about barriers and motivations of the uninsured to enrolling in health insurance during the ACA’s second enrollment period.  The study, conducted […]