NY Joins 14 States, DC in Legal Action to Protect Cost-Sharing Reductions

Posted May, 19 2017 by Amanda Dunker

New York’s Attorney General joined 15 others yesterday in taking legal action to protect a part of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) called cost-sharing reductions (CSRs).Cost-sharing reductions (CSRs) help low- and moderate-income people manage high out-of-pocket costs, such as high deductibles or co-payments. Around 730,000 New Yorkers are benefiting from CSRs this year, either because […]

The New York State of Health Sees Highest Enrollment Numbers Ever

Posted May, 17 2017 by Amanda Dunker

Over 3.6 million New Yorkers signed up for health insurance this year using the New York State of Health (NYSOH), the insurance marketplace created by the Affordable Care Act (ACA). This represents 18 percent of everyone in the state, and is nearly 800,000 more people than last year. Since NYSOH opened in 2013, the state’s […]

The Fight for Our Health Care Continues!

Posted May, 9 2017 by Taylor Frazier

Last Thursday, the House of Representatives passed the American Health Care Act (AHCA). If the AHCA were to become law, 2.7 New Yorkers would lose their health insurance, Medicaid would be cut by more than $800 billion, and protections for people with pre-existing conditions would be severely weakened. Seven of New York State’s nine Republican […]

Press Release: HCFANY Condemns House Vote in Favor of AHCA

Posted May, 4 2017 by Taylor Frazier

Albany, NY – Health Care for All New York (HCFANY), a statewide coalition of over 170 consumer advocacy organizations, expressed great dismay at the passage of the American Health Care Act (AHCA). Despite unprecedented opposition from constituents, House Republicans voted to take health care away from 2.7 million New Yorkers, abandon Americans with pre-existing conditions […]