An Update on Health Insurance Coverage in New York

Posted May, 14 2019 by Amanda Dunker

The CDC released early results from its National Health Interview Survey and it echos some of the data we’ve already seen. In most states, fewer people have health insurance – but in New York, more people do! There wasn’t enough data to know whether or not the change was meaningful, but it matches what we […]

Racial Justice in Health Care: Coverage Disparities

Posted May, 9 2019 by Amanda Dunker

On Tuesday we released an agenda for achieving racial justice in health care in New York. Today we’ll take a closer look at one factor that contributes to inequities in health care – white New Yorkers are more likely to have health insurance than others. The most recent data on health coverage in the United […]

Racial Justice in Health Care: An Agenda for New York

Posted May, 7 2019 by Amanda Dunker

“Of all the forms of inequality, injustice in health is the most shocking and inhuman”, Martin Luther King Jr. famously said in 1966. Dr. King’s statement is sadly as true today in 2019 as it was in 1966. As a new HCFANY publication outlines (download it here), the quality of health care we receive in […]

A New Trump Threat to New York’s Essential Plan

Posted May, 2 2019 by Amanda Dunker

A new rule proposed by the Trump Administration could result in drastic cuts to New York’s Essential Plan, which covers almost 800,000 people. The rule was published on April 2 and comments are due by 5PM today (comments can be posted electronically here). You can read HCFANY’s comments here. The Essential Plan is an option […]