Attention New Yorkers with Medicare and Medicaid: Would You Like To Share Your Experiences with the New Managed-Care Plans?

Posted June, 14 2016 by carrie

Guest blog by Emily Balkan, Policy and Client Services Associate at the Medicare Rights Center. Do you or a loved one have Medicare and Medicaid and long-term care needs? If so, you may have recently experienced a change to the way you receive your coverage. If the way you receive Medicare and Medicaid, including long-term care or personal care services, has […]

Start the New Year with the HCFANY Annual Meeting!

Posted December, 31 2014 by Amanda

HCFANY will hold its Annual Winter Meeting in Albany on Friday, January 9 from 10:30 – 3:30pm! You can register here. It’s been an exciting year for quality, affordable health coverage in New York. Last year, HCFANY achieved three big wins for affordable, quality health care: (1) the approval of a Basic Health Program for […]

Making sense of the DSRIP

Posted May, 21 2014 by Amanda

In health care and public health, there are so many acronyms it can sometimes feel like speaking in code. Lately, in New York, we’ve been hearing an awful lot of one in particular – DSRIP (\dis – rip\). What is this mysterious DSRIP? Recently, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) approved New York State’s […]